Quang Ninh presented by ASOCIO Award (Photo: nhandan.com.vn)
This is a prestigious information and technology (IT) award, which has a great influence on the regional IT industry. The award is given annually to individuals, agencies, organisations and businesses with outstanding achievements and important contributions to the IT development and application in 24 ASOCIO member economies.

In 2018, the ASOCIO Awards 2018 were presented in 4 categories, including Outstanding ICT Company Award, Outstanding User Organization Award, Digital Government Award and ICT Education Award.

With its efforts and achievements, Quang Ninh province was presented with the Digital Government Award for its e-Government development.

Quang Ninh, a leading Vietnamese locality in the implementation of e-Government and forwarding digital Government, realized its guideline of no-paper offices several years ago. So far, 100% of administrative procedures in the province are received, addressed and computerized on the cyber environment.

In particular, the exchanges of documents are carried out through the Internet in all Party, authority and union levels. Since early 2015, nearly 5 million documents have been exchanged through the Internet among 613 agencies, which helps the province save time, more strictly inspect officers’ work, and save tens of billions of VND each year in stamps.

Over the past 3 years, Quang Ninh has come out 4th on the Vietnam ICT Index, the ranking on the readiness for information and communications technology development and applications

In 2017, the province ranked first among 63 in the Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) and first among 63 in the Public Administrative Reform Index (PAR Index)./.

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