Vietnam, Belgium share experience in population database building

On December 14 (local time), Deputy Minister of Public Security Lieut. Gen Nguyen Duy Ngoc held a working session with Head of the Belgian General Department in charge of identity and citizenship affairs Philippe Moreau in Brussels to share experience in building a population database and connecting it with the national databases for socio-economic development.
Vietnam, Belgium share experience in population database building
At the working session (Photo: VNA)

Deputy Minister Ngoc and Vietnamese officials asked the host about privacy measures as well as management, operation and maintenance of database system.

Head of the Belgian General Department Moreau said it took Belgium up to 10 years to complete its database and those who declare false information could face strict punishments in the country.

Deputy Minister Ngoc suggested Belgium work closely with Vietnam’s authorities on digital transformation in service of green, circular and digital economy in a modern and sustainable manner.

The working session is part of the Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh’s ongoing visit to Belgium at the invitation of his Belgian counterpart.

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(Source: VNA)