News programme in Vietnamese is broadcast live from 18:00 to 18:15 from Monday to Friday. Photo: VNA
The Lao National Television on September 2 officially aired the first news pogramme in Vietnamese on the occasion of Vietnam’s 70th National Day, aiming to foster the special ties between the two countries.

Guests on the occasion included Lao Deputy Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Savankhone Razmontry, deputy head of the Lao Party Central Committee for Propaganda and Training Sipasoth Sengsavath, Envoy at the Vietnam Embassy in Laos Hoang Xuan Hai, and representatives from Vietnam Television Channel 4.

The news programme is broadcast live from 18:00 to 18:15 from Monday to Friday, targeting the Vietnamese community in the country and those who understand Vietnamese.

Addressing the ceremony, Deputy Minister Savankhone Razmontry said the introduction of the programme is significant amidst the celebration of important events of both nations.

It not only provides audiences with more choices and helps deepen mutual understanding between the two peoples, but also gives the Vietnamese community better understanding of Laos ’ policies and culture, he said.

He also thanked the Party, State and people of Vietnam as well as the Vietnam Television for supporting the Lao National Television in terms of both equipment and personnel training serving the airing of the bulletin as schedule.

Commenting on the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Manh Hung said the introduction of the bulletin on Vietnam’s National Day is meaningful, reflecting the unique relations between the two countries.-VNA