The Lao Prime Minister has awarded the Insignia of Development of Laos to Ho Chi Minh City Television (HTV).

The award aimed to honour HTV’s great contributions to the construction of Attapeu province’s television station and the training of technicians and editors.

At a total cost of over 421,000 USD, the television station also broadcasts HTV programmes to serve the Overseas Vietnamese community in the province.

At a ceremony to receive the insignia on Nov. 2, Nguyen Quy Hoa, HVT General Director said that HTV will continue cooperating with Laos in the field of television and culture, including the training of cadres and editors for Attapeu province’s television station, providing support to Sekong provincial television station and promoting comprehensive cooperation with the Lao National Television Station in the near future.

Hoa said that HTV will also host a music show to celebrate the 50 th anniversary of Vietnam – Laos diplomatic ties and the 35 th anniversary of the signing of the Vietnam – Laos Friendship and Cooperation Treaty next year./.