Digitalization serves a modern, comprehensive diplomacy

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(VOVWORLD) - Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh on Saturday called for promoting online diplomacy to catch up with the global trend of digital technology application.

Digitalization serves a modern, comprehensive diplomacy - ảnh 1The plenary session of the 31st diplomatic conference. (Photo: Phuong Hoa/VNA)

Mr. Minh addressed the plenary session themed "Innovation toward building a professional, comprehensive and modern diplomacy" as part of the 31st National Diplomatic Conference in Hanoi, on Saturday.

“We must build a modern diplomacy on the basis of digital diplomacy and digital technology, meaning applying science and technology to advance methods. Attention should be paid to digital diplomacy, online diplomacy. It’s imperative to fine-tune institutions and apparatus and continue to promote the wisdom of formulating the sector development strategy to 2030,” he said.

Deputy Prime Minister Minh urged the diplomatic sector to be more proactive in information dissemination, forecasting, and advising the State and Party's leaders, elevating the country’s global position and  protecting national sovereignty and territorial integrity.