Ministry of Information and Communications (Vietnam)

Ministry of Information and Communications (Vietnamese: Bộ Thông tin và Truyền thông) is the government ministry in Vietnam. It is responsible for state administration of newspapers; publishing; posts; telecommunications and internet; broadcasting; radio frequency; information technology, electronics; radio, television and national media infrastructure.

Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Ministry of Information and Communications
Bộ Thông tin và Truyền thông
Ministry overview
Formed28 August 1945
Preceding Ministry
  • Ministry of Information and Propaganda (1945-1946)
    Ministry of Propaganda (1946)
    General Bureau of Information and Propaganda, Ministry of Home Affairs (1946)
    Bureau of Information (1946-1952)
    Bureau of Propaganda and Culture (1952-1954)
    Ministry of Propaganda (1954-1955)
    Ministry of Culture (1955-1977)
    Ministry of Culture and Information (1977-1981)
    Ministry of Culture (1981-1990)
    Ministry of Culture, Information, Sports and Tourism (1990-1991)
    Ministry of Culture, Information and Sports (1991-1992)
    Ministry of Culture and Information (1992-2007)
    Ministry of Post and Telecommunication (2002-2007)
    Ministry of Information and Communications (2007-present)
TypeGovernment Ministry
JurisdictionGovernment of Vietnam
Headquarters18 Nguyen Du Street, Hang Bai Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Ha Noi
Annual budget893.790 millions VND (2018)
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
Websitemic.gov.vn

Ministerial unitsEdit

  • Department of Posts
  • Department of Information Technology
  • Department of Science and Technology
  • Department of Planning and Finance
  • Department of International Cooperation
  • Department of Legal Affairs
  • Department of Personnel and Organisation
  • Ministry Inspectorate
  • Ministry Office
  • Bureau of Radio Frequency Management
  • Bureau of Telecommunications
  • Bureau of Information Technology Application
  • Bureau of Press
  • Bureau of Publication
  • Bureau of Broadcasting and Electronic Information
  • Bureau of Foreign Information Service
  • Representative Office of the Ministry in Ho Chi Minh City
  • Representative Office of the Ministry in Da Nang City

Administrative unitsEdit

  • National Institute of Information and Communications Strategy
  • Vietnam Internet Network Information Centre (VNNIC)
  • Information Centre
  • Information Technology and Communications Journal
  • Vietnam Posts News
  • Centre for Press and International Communications Cooperation
  • Information and Communications Public Management School
  • Vietnam Institute of Software and Digital Content Industry (NISCI)
  • Information and Communications Publishing House
  • Vietnam Public Utility Telecommunications Service Fund
  • Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Teams (VNCERT)
  • Vietnam- Korean Friendship Information Technology College
  • Printing Technology College
  • VietnamNet Online Newspaper
  • Office of National Steering Committee on Information and Communication Technology
  • Vietnam ICT Project Management Unit
  • Posts and Telecommunications Institute of Technology (PTIT)

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