Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai and Chief Editor of the NTB Pal Bjerketvedt (Source: VNA)
London​ (VNA) – The Norwegian News Agency (NTB) wishes to boost cooperation with the Vietnam News Agency (VNA), said Pal Bjerketvedt, CEO and Chief Editor of the NTB.

Pal Bjerketvedt made the remark during a reception recently held in Oslo for Vietnamese Ambassador to Norway Le Thi Tuyet Mai.

The chief director said that NTB should learn experiences from the VNA and work toward an information exchange mechanism between the two sides.

At the reception, Ambassador Mai briefed her host on the policies and activities relating to the press sector in Vietnam.

She also took the occasion to express thanks to the Norwegian press agency for its extensive reports on Vietnam, contributing to strengthening the relationship between the two countries.

Founded in 1867, the NTB serves most of the largest Norwegian media outlets.

It has signed information sharing agreements with several news agencies in Asia, including Japan’s Kyodo, the Republic of Korea’s Yonhap, and Chinese Xinhua.-VNA