Vietnam attends 38th ASEAN Social Security Association Board Meeting
Vietnam attends the 38th ASEAN Social Security Association Board Meeting. (Photo: baohiemxahoi.gov.vn)
NDO/VNA – The virtual 38th ASEAN Social Security Association (ASSA) Board Meeting, under the theme “Social protection in the face of digitalisation and economic uncertainties”, was held on November 25, connecting with 25 locations.
Deputy Director General of the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) Dao Viet Anh attended the event.
Following the opening ceremony, delegates attended the first session themed “COVID-19 and economic uncertainties: impact and policy responses” and the second themed “Digital Solutions for Social Protection”.
As scheduled on November 26, the ASSA Recognition award ceremony will be held. The VSS will be also honoured in the category of information technology with the launch of social security app VssID, which makes it easier for citizens to handle social and health insurance services quickly and conveniently. As of November 22, over 24.5 million Vietnamese installed the app, and 22.8 million of them logged in.
At the closing session, the meeting will adopt its agenda, transfer the ASSA’s symbol and documents to new Chair and Secretary General, and suggest the theme for the next meeting.
The ASSA was found in 1998 following the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement in Bangkok, Thailand on February 13 that year, involving heads of social security institutions from the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. Representatives from Laos and Vietnam also attended the signing ceremony as observers. Later that year, the VSS became a member of the ASSA.
- Desperate to plant this tree, the garden owner is surprised when many people come to “fight” to buy fruit
- Party inspection commissions of Vietnam, Laos strengthen ties
- LEGO Group to build new factory in Vietnam
- Laos tightens border controls to prevent Omicron variant
- Vietnam seeking consultation on COVID-19 vaccination for children aged 5-11
LEGO Group to build new factory in Vietnam
Cold storage warehouse market forecast to grow 12 percent a year: Savills Vietnam
Here’s how Vietnamese aviation enterprises will overcome the challenges caused by pandemic
Using Mobile Payments? Digital Identity Will Secure Your Transactions With Nam Ma, Director Of trueID At VNG Corp. (S2E12)
Virtual Vietnam Foodexpo 2021 kicks off