Vice Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Vo Thi Dung (R) and PL President Luis Enrique Gonzalez Acosta (Photo: VNA)
HCM City (VNA) – Vice Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Vo Thi Dung has urged the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) and Cuba’s Prensa Latina (PL) News Agency to continue fostering coordination, especially in information, thus spreading news of the city and Vietnam in general to the world.

During a meeting with a visiting delegation from the Cuban news agency led by its President Luis Enrique Gonzalez Acosta on October 25, she lauded the close partnership between the two agencies over the past years.

Dung noted that the Vietnam-Cuba special friendship, which has been nurtured by leaders and people of both countries, is growing strongly in various fields.

People in Ho Chi Minh City and Vietnam in general will never forget the warm sentiments that Cuban people have given to Vietnam during the hard struggle for national liberation and reunification as well as in the current national construction and development.

She said she believes that the visit will contribute to furthering the special cooperation and traditional friendship between the two countries.

On his part, Luis Enrique highlighted the special friendship as well as mutual support of the two peoples despite the geographic distance.

Noting the fruitful affiliation between the VNA and the P​L, he said the two sides have worked closely together at international forums, while giving the highest support to each other.

The PL has learnt much from the VNA as well as received maximum assistance from the Vietnamese agency, he said, adding that the ties have matched the potential of and the special partnership between the two countries.

The P​L leader pledged that his agency will continue actively contributing to popularizing the images of Vietnam’s land and people in the Latin American region.

Earlier, the PL delegation visited the VNA’s representative office in the southern region and Itaxa company.

The two sides shared experience in the construction and development of professional skills in order to meet the rising demand in communications tasks assigned by the Party and State in each country./.