August 20, 2022. By Quynh Nham
On August 17, 2022, Former PM Ehud Barak visited the office of the Central Theoretical Council of the Communist Party of Vietnam and had a high level discussion with the leaders of the Council on the development of Vietnam and how the country could learn from Israel’s success to create an economic breakthrough.
Vice Chairmen of the Council Ta Ngoc Tan, Nguyen Van Thanh, and other Vice Chairmen and members of the Council welcomed and discussed with PM Barak.
In his speech, PM Barak placed great emphasis on manpower, encouraging Vietnam to focus on producing a high quality workforce through education and sciences. He also emphasized the importance of FDI and the need to create a stable and reliable investment environment to attract foreign investors into the country.
PM Barak believed that together with Vietnam’s great energy and spirit, great leadership with a clear vision and a defined strategy would be key factors for the success of Vietnam.
At the meeting, PM Barak also discussed the book Remaking the World – Toward an Age of Global Enlightenment by the Boston Global Forum and the United Nations Academic Impact with the contribution of prominent world leaders, distinguished professors and think tanks. He called it an important book that sets a vision for a global social contract in the age of AI and deep learning, which shall be coupled with practical methods to realize its goal.
The Council appreciated PM Ehud Barak’s thorough advice and recommendations and wished him a blessed trip in Vietnam.