It is expected that the WEF ASEAN 2018 will significantly contribute to enhancing the socio-economic development, consolidating position of Viet Nam as well as promoting common prosperity of the ASEAN Community.
Participating in the WEF in 1989, Viet Nam has proactively given outstanding initiatives and joined in a series of important activities, fostering the cooperation between Viet Nam and the WEF.
In 2010, as the ASEAN President, Viet Nam hosted the WEF on East Asia in 2010 and the WEF on the Mekong Region in 2016.
Additionally, the country has positively responded to the WEF’s activities in fields of agriculture, trade, and infrastructure so as to enhance the cooperation with the world’s leading corporations.
The WEF ASEAN 2018 is held in the context of promoting the building of the ASEAN Community and the strong impact of the fourth industrial revolution on the region and the world.
In the situation, under the theme “ASEAN 4.0: Entrepreneurship and the Fourth Industrial Revolution”, the WEF ASEAN 2018 draws the positive attention of countries in the ASEAN and region.
It is scheduled that with 53 sessions and 35 discussions, the forum is seen as a chance for leaders of member countries and enterprises to recognize, appreciate the impact of the fourth industrial revolution on the ASEAN Community and the region.
According to the WEF, this year’s forum is expected to attract presidents and prime ministers and nearly 1,000 top corporations and businesses.
The forum is also considered as a festival to promote a positive image of Viet Nam its active and innovative people, conveying messages about the Party and State’s determination to promote national renewal, economic restructuring, innovation of growth model, improvement of business environment, and encouragement of start-up business.