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On October 31, in Hanoi, the Ministry of Information and Communications in collaboration with the British Embassy organized the workshop "Open Data and e-Government - Practical experience from the UK." Participants were representatives of relevant units of MIC, representatives of the British Embassy in Vietnam, representatives of the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport of the U.K.
At the workshop, representatives of the Authority of Information Technology Application (MIC) introduced the general situation of Vietnam's e-government building and orientation. Accordingly, the three pillars of e-government are: Enhancing transparency; Serving people, businesses effectively and improving the performance of state agencies. However, there are some limitations such as: connection, information and data sharing; IT infrastructure. There is a gap in the capacity of public service delivery between urban and rural areas.