Vietnamese S&T intellectuals must contribute more to the country’s growth: President | Scientific technology

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc awarded the title of Typical Science and Technology Intellectuals and the Certificate of Merit from Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations to outstanding intellectuals (Photo: VNA)

The ceremony honored 106 typical science and technology intellectuals, including 68 people with academic titles, associate professor, doctoral or higher degrees, 20 master’s degrees, 18 bachelor’s degrees and equivalents. Among them, two are worker heroes composed of 16 women and 90 men.

Persons selected for the honor are intellectuals who have been working in institutes, centers, research institutes, universities, enterprises or agencies of industries, fields, localities or in the VUSTA system for 10 years or more . They have a reputation in their field as well as many practical and effective contributions to the development of the sector which have been recognized by society. They were nominated by their agencies or organizations.

President Phuc added that the 13th Party Congress once again stressed the need for scientific and technological development and innovation as a strategic breakthrough for the country, especially in the context of the unfolding digital revolution. strongly around the world.

In addition, according to the President, the title of “typical intellectual of science and technology” not only brings pride to the person himself and his family, but also becomes a great honor and responsibility for the honored person. VUSTA members should continue to pay attention to and do better the work of gathering, unifying and promoting the creativity of the national team of science and technology intellectuals.

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc said the fourth industrial revolution has opened up opportunities for Vietnam to narrow the gap and accelerate its development from the world. Against this backdrop, a team of science and technology intellectuals were pushed to work harder to create more value for life from their research and inventions.

As an organization representing science and technology intellectuals and an important part of the country’s political system, VUSTA and its member organizations should give more consultation in the field of science and technology policy, financial mechanisms and policies, working conditions , the remuneration of the Party. , state and government.

Moreover, VUSTA and its members should better connect with scientists and build great solidarity to contribute to the successful implementation of national development goals in the new period.

The chairman also suggested that party committees, authorities of all districts, ministries and branches pay more attention to scientific activities so that VUSTA and scientists can make more contributions to the development of the particular locality and the country. specifically.

The president hopes that the success of today’s honored scientists will inspire and create a momentum of propagation, promoting the growing team of Vietnamese science and technology intellectuals, further contributing to the country’s development.

By Tran Binh – Translated by Anh Quan

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