Digital at the forefront for a developing ASEAN


Prime Minister Hun Sen stressed the importance of digital technology for the development of the ASEAN region.

In his remarks via video recording at the closing ceremony of the 2021 ASEAN Business and Investment Summit held on October 25 under the theme “Building our sustainable digital future,” Hun said Sen in order to promote resilient and sustainable development in the region, ASEAN should advance digital transformation, especially encourage enterprises to harness digital technology, launching the joint governance arrangement for the development of digital infrastructure, including standardization, regulation, privacy, data sharing and digital connectivity, through the implementation of the ASEAN 2025 digital master plan as well as other key initiatives.

In addition, the Cambodian Prime Minister referred to multilateralism and globalization to stimulate regional integration.

At the same time, he added, accelerating regional and global integration is also one of the main priorities to support recovery and sustainable socio-economic development. ASEAN should continue to adhere to multilateralism, strengthen globalization and strive to advance the regional integration agenda in line with the ASEAN 2025 vision, aimed at enhancing greater social connectivity and dynamism. economic.

“For this to happen, we need to pay the utmost attention to a number of important tasks, including: fostering full and deep liberalization of trade in services and investments, facilitating the safe cross-border movement of travelers and building the capacity of micro , small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), etc. “Said Hun Sen. C. Nika – AKP


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