Vietnamese representative elected as AWG Chairman

7/9/2019 10:08:00 AM

 Dr. Le Van Tuan, Deputy Director of the Authority of Radio Frequency Management under the Ministry of Information and Communications, has been elected as Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) Wireless Group (AWG) for the 2019-2022 term.


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 The election, which took place during the 25th meeting of the AWG in Indonesia from July 1-5, demonstrates the internationalcommunity’s acknowledgement of Vietnamese experts’ experience in radiocommunication. 

This is the first time a Vietnamese representativehas been elected to the position.  Earlier,Vietnam held the role of Vice Chair of the AWG for 2014-2019. 

The AWG covers various aspects of emergingwireless systems including IMT/IMT-Advanced to meet upcoming digitalconvergence era in Asia-Pacific. It is assisting the process of providing costeffective radio-communications solutions and facilitating the transfer oftechnology.