Members of intersectoral steering committee on international integration named

Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam, head of the intersectoral steering committee on international cultural, social, scientific, technological and educational integration, has recently signed a decision approving a list of the steering committee's members.

Accordingly, Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung serves as the deputy head of the intersectoral steering committee, while Deputy Minister Dao Hong Lan is a member cum the general secretary.

Other members include Deputy Minister of Education and Training Bui Van Ga; Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Tran Quoc Khanh; Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Le Khanh Hai; and Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Thanh Hung.

The intersectoral steering committee is part of the National Steering Committee on International Integration (National Steering Committee), which was established pursuant to the Prime Minister's Decision No. 596/QD-TTg dated April 23, 2014.

The intersectoral steering committee is obliged to research, recommend and consult for the head of the National Steering Committee on big guidelines and policies as well as the government's action strategies, plans and programs concerning international integration in the fields of culture, society, science, technology and education-training. In addition, it is also tasked with proposing key tasks in regards to international cultural, social, scientific, technological and educational integration for each specific period of time.

The intersectoral steering committee helps the head of the National Steering Committee direct ministries, ministry-level agencies, government agencies and provincial-level People's Committee, to implement big guidelines and policies on international cultural, social, scientific, technological and educational integration.

Furthermore, the intersectoral steering committee is responsible for working with ministries, sectors, agencies and localities to disseminate information and train knowledge on guidelines and policies, as well as on the contents of international cultural, social, scientific, technological and educational integration.

Source: Online Newspaper of the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam