President of Sierra Leone attaches great importance to the Saigon Hi-Tech Park | Ho Chi Minh City

Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio (front, second from left) visits the United Healthcare Medical Devices Factory JSC in the Saigon Hi-Tech Park on March 19. (Photo: laodong)

SHTP board director Nguyen Anh Thi said that established in October 2002, SHTP is one of Vietnam’s three largest high-tech parks, along with those in Hanoi and Da City. nang. Today it is a trusted destination for high-tech investments, focused on microelectronics – computing – telecommunications, precision mechanics – automation, biotechnologies applied to the pharmaceutical industry and the environment, new energies – new materials – nanotechnologies.

It has gradually established itself as an economic and technical zone on the basis of high technology and has made considerable contributions to Vietnam’s common development, especially in terms of support and semiconductor technology, Thi added.

President Julius Maada Bio considered the concept, establishment and operation of SHTP as a creative idea for sectors and localities in his country to explore, noting that the upcoming cooperation between Vietnam and Sierra Leone will also cover development. technology, especially high technology and innovation, which will further strengthen bilateral relations.

He also spoke highly of the Vietnamese government‘s selection of information technology as a leading sector for national development, especially with the formation of high-tech parks in Hanoi, Da Nang and HCMC, saying that his country will learn from it.

After this trip, Sierra Leone will work to set up an agency here to facilitate its learning from the experience of Vietnamese models, as well as cooperation between its sectors and localities with HCMC, according to the leader.

Following the working session with the SHTP Board of Directors, President Julius Maada Bio visited the United Healthcare Medical Devices Factory JSC, based at the SHTP.



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