Prime Minister holds “Dialogue 2045” with businesses, intellectuals

(VOVWORLD) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will meet representatives of businesses and intellectuals at an event called “Dialogue 2045” in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday.

Vietnam now has more than 800,000 businesses, most of them are small and medium sized enterprises. The non-state sector plays an important role in the national economy contributing 42% to the GDP and creating 50% of the total jobs.

Vietnam has more than 7 million intellectuals including 400,000 overseas intellectuals.

The dialogue aims to collect contributions of outstanding businesses and intellectuals to make Vietnam a prosperous, developed country by 2045. The Prime Minister also wants to listen to their recommendations to boost economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic and seize opportunities to ensure rapid, sustainable national development.