A Vietnamese delegation visited three Latin American countries from July 17-26 to boost foreign information service.
The delegation was led by Pham Van Linh, deputy head of the Party
Central Committee’s Commission for Popularisation and Education and
deputy permanent head of the Steering Committee on External Information
In Nicaragua, the Vietnamese delegation
attended the 34 th Sandinista Revolutionary Day in Nicaragua. It was
received by Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, who praised the
achievements gained by the Vietnamese people in their struggles for
liberation in the past and during the national construction and
development at present, under the leadership of the Communist Party of
These results have contributed to
improving the position and prestige of Vietnam in the international
arena, Ortega said.
During its stays in Brazil
and Argentina, the Vietnamese delegation met with officials in charge of
communications and representatives from several news agencies and
At the meetings, Linh highlighted
the importance of external information service in the context of
Vietnam’s deeper international integration.
Latin America is also one of important regions in Vietnam’s external
information service as it offers Vietnam the special sentiment in the
country’s past struggle for liberation and the current national
construction and development, Linh said.
Brazilian and Argentine hosts stressed Latin American people’s interest
in information on Vietnam’s industrialisation and modernisation.
In an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency, Linh affirmed
that the delegation learnt more about these countries’ demand for
information on Vietnam, and also exchanged specific measures to further
raise the quality and efficiency of external information service in
order to promote Vietnam’s image in the Latin American region.-VNA