March 14, 2013
A bilateral meeting between the Ministry of Science and Technology and the General Bureau of Software Industry of the DPRK was held in Vientiane on 13 March. The meeting was jointly chaired by Mr. Sakone Chaleunvong, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology, and Mr. Jong Song Chan, Deputy Director General of the General Bureau of Software Industry of the DPRK.
During the meeting, the sides informed each other on their respective country’s social-economic development and other issues of mutual concern, especially on the information and communication technologies cooperation, the achievement of the ministry of science and technology on its website building, and the producing of computer programs to service for scientific research.
On this occasion, the sides also jointly signed a cooperation agreement on information and communication technologies service, which included the experience exchange on software development and the information and experience exchange on standard building for software.
They also agreed to exchange their experiences on law building in the field of information and technology, to promote the training course on information and communication technologies, and to exchange the visit between their high ranking officials.