Nhan Dan Newspaper's leaders at the launching ceremony of the Newspaper's Nhan Dan TV channel. (Source: VNA)

Nhan Dan Television channel officially made its debut and started broadcasting in Hanoi on September 1.

Addressing the event, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung praised the Nhan Dan Newspaper for its efforts to launch the channel after a long trial broadcasting phase on domestic cable networks.

He asked the Nhan Dan TV to popularise Party guidelines and State policies and laws among people from all walks of life.

The leader urged the channel to produce accurate information and analyses on prominent political, cultural and social events in the country and swiftly update internationals news to serve the information needs of the people.

In his speech at the event, Nhan Dan Newspaper Editor-in-Chief Thuan Huu said the Nhan Dan TV channel will focus on building and producing programmes on political and social issues which attract public concern.

The television channel will strive to become a TV channel friendly to people nationwide, overseas Vietnamese and international friends, he affirmed.

Looking forward, the Nhan Dan TV will work to spread the implementation of the Resolution of the 11 th Party Congress and the country’s socio-economic goals in 2015, and Party congresses at all levels towards the 12 th National Party Congress this year.

It will run four news broadcasts every day among other programmes on VTV, Hanoicab and other cable systems.-VNA