|Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam|
Deputy PM Dam made the announcement on December 28 while presenting a report on the realization of Resolution 19-2016/NQ-CP on major tasks and solutions to improve the business environment and enhance national competitiveness in 2016-2017 with a vision towards 2020.
Resolution 19 will be introduced at the beginning of 2017 instead of in March or April in previous years (2014-2016). This was also the first time Resolution 19 was put on the table for discussion at a Government conference with local leaders with a view to bettering the business environment and raising competitiveness.
The document was made in line with indicators and norms which were mentioned in other reports of the World Bank and the World Economic Form and appropriate with the requirements and aspiration of the business community.
Deputy PM Dam said that up to 80% of tasks which are stipulated in Resolution 19 need interdisciplinary coordination. Thus, it is necessary to define tasks and responsibilities for different ministries and sectors on norms, business environment indicators, and improvement of competitiveness.
“The new Resolution will put forth over 250 tasks and solutions in a clear manner for different ministries, sectors, and localities,” he added.
Regarding e-Government, the new Resolution targets to raise Viet Nam’s performance from 74th place to 60th by focusing on bettering human power and telecom infrastructure to optimize opportunities from the fourth industrial revolution, the Deputy PM said.