On the occasion of the high-level week of the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly and participation in bilateral activities in the United States, on the morning of September 18 (local time), in San Francisco city, California, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attended the “Forum” . “Vietnam – US Business Cooperation in the Field of Technology and Innovation” organized by the Ministry of Planning and Investment in coordination with the Vietnamese Consulate in San Francisco and the US-ASEAN Business Council.
Speaking at the event, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh explained the basic factors for businesses to feel safe in investment and development, and also expressed hope that American businesses will continue to invest in Vietnam, which will help Vietnam . The name participates in the global supply chain. Responding to the Prime Minister’s comments, representatives of businesses from both countries had open, frank and concrete exchanges on opportunities for investment cooperation focusing on the areas of technology and innovation; Willingness to participate in Vietnam’s digital transformation process.
Businesses urged the governments of both countries to continue to promote ties between the people and businesses of the two countries in production and technology application; To develop the field of technology, innovation, semiconductor technology, remote sensing, artificial intelligence, big data; Especially training of high quality human resources.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and delegates watched the award ceremony of several cooperation agreements at the “Vietnam – US Business Forum for Cooperation in the Field of Technology and Innovation”. Photo: VGP
The Prime Minister welcomed and said that in line with the idea that “strength originates from people and businesses”, businesses from both countries have taken practical actions, embodying the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries; Benefit the country and the people of each country…
The Prime Minister stressed that businesses need to focus on the trade and services sectors; Science – technology, innovation, especially digital technology and energy transformation, circular economy, sharing economy.
On stage, the Prime Minister and delegates witnessed the award ceremony of several cooperation agreements. The same day, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh held a working breakfast with leaders of elite overseas Vietnamese businesses in San Francisco, and visited several major US and world technology companies in Silicon Valley.
Visiting Nvidia Semiconductor Chip Manufacturing Company – America’s leading company in the field of semiconductor chip manufacturing, the Prime Minister also discussed global artificial intelligence (AI) developments with Mr. Jensen Huang, co-founder and currently chairman of Nvidia. Spent a lot of time in. The trends and open possibilities of cooperation between the company and Vietnam, as well as suggestions for the national semiconductor strategy being created by Vietnam, help Vietnam participate more deeply in the global supply chain; We hope that Nvidia will soon have a manufacturing plant in Vietnam, taking Vietnam as the hub in Southeast Asia.
While visiting the Synopsys company, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh proposed that Synopsys would support and invest in developing Vietnam’s National Innovation Center (NIC); Participate in the training of high-quality human resources for Vietnam, including human resources in the electronic chip industry; In particular, we hope that the company will continue to attract Vietnamese workers to work in the US. On this occasion, Synopsys signed two cooperation memoranda on developing human resources for IC design in Vietnam and supporting the development of Vietnam’s semiconductor IC industry.
The Prime Minister also visited Meta Platform – a multinational technology corporation that owns and operates Facebook, Instagram, Threads and WhatsApp… Mr Joel Kaplan, Vice President of Meta, said the group was looking to expand its investment in Vietnam. Is. Production of devices for the metaverse will continue in the coming years, including in Vietnam.
The same day, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh received a delegation of politicians from Bay Area cities in San Francisco, California; A delegation of politicians and businesses from the state of Oregon visited and spoke at the University of San Francisco.