The Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore Heng Swee Keat recently visited Southeast Asia leading IT firm FPT Software and its F-Ville 2 complex located in Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park, Hanoi.
The Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies were accompanied by the Singapore Ambassador to Vietnam Jaya Ratnam, the Principal Private Secretary to Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies Wong Kang Jet, along with officials from the PMO, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Enterprise Singapore, and the Economic Development Board.
The Deputy Prime Minister and his delegations were welcomed by FPT Corporation Chairman Dr. Truong Gia Binh, FPT Software Chairwoman Ms. Chu Thi Thanh Ha, FPT Software Chief Financial Officer and Senior Executive Vice President Mr. Nguyen Khai Hoan, and FPT Software Asia-Pacific Chief Executive Officer David Nguyen.
The visit was within the framework of the official visit of Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat, to underscore Singapore and Vietnam’s excellent relations and reaffirm the bilateral commitment toward deepening cooperation between the two countries. This included enhancing the cooperation between private sector enterprises of Vietnam and Singapore.
As part of the visit, the Deputy Prime Minister embarked on a campus tour and viewed 20 strategic technology and delivery centers that FPT Software sets up and operates for leading Singapore enterprises in various industries such as telecommunications, healthcare, construction, real estate, transportation, aerospace, aviation and finance & banking. These strategic centers play an important role in providing advanced technology services, and reinforcing technology talent capacity for enterprises in Singapore.
Upon the visit, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat shared his congratulations on the 34th anniversary of FPT Corporation. He also affirmed that utilizing natural resources, green energy and technology were vital to shaping the future. To unlock the potential of these factors, human is the decisive factor.
Commenting on FPT Software’s recent partnership with NCS to launch of a Strategic Delivery Centre (SDC) in Vietnam with 3,000 employees, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister said: “With each side’s strengths, the cooperation between FPT Software and NCS can help build a better future.”
According to FPT Corporation Chairman, Dr. Truong Gia Binh, FPT has the technological capacity, experience working and implementing numerous projects with private firms and governments from other nations, as well as talents and technology professionals versed in various sectors.
“With our 15 years of development in Singapore and the ample resources to enhance our digital transformation cooperation, sustainable development, and leverage green energy with the Singapore government, we can become even stronger with your aid and support,” said Chairman Binh.
Singapore, together with Asia-Pacific, is one of the three major markets of FPT Software, achieving a growth rate of over 20% in 10 consecutive quarters. In 2020 and 2021, FPT Software was honored by Gartner in the top 50 of 800 major technology service providers in the region.
The F-Ville complex and campus has a capacity of up to 7,000 employees with modern infrastructure, retaining high standards of computer security and office safety. The complex integrates green spaces with natural ventilation and lighting systems, utilizing solar energy, reusing rainwater and developing an environment-friendly work environment. The third complex, which is under construction, will provide another 7,000 seats for IT experts, expected to be ready for operation in 2023.