Radio The Voice of Vietnam marks 75th founding anniversary hinh anh 1Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and delegates at the the ceremony marking 75th founding anniversary of Radio The Voice of Vietnam (Photo: VNA) 

Hanoi (VNA) – Radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) held a ceremony in Hanoi on September 6 to celebrate its 75th founding anniversary (September 7, 1945-2020) and received the title Hero of People’s Armed Forces to its Theatre as well as other noble awards of the Party and State.

At the event, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, on behalf of the Party and State, presented the title Hero of People’s Armed Forces to the national radio broadcaster’s Theatre, the Labour Order, first class, to the VOV, the Independence Order, first class, to VOV News and Current Affairs channel (VOV1) and the Labour Order, first class, to VOV International (VOV5).

Addressing the ceremony, the PM praised the VOV’s leaders and staff, who he described as pioneer fighters on the ideological and cultural front, for their significant contributions to the country’s cause of construction and development.

He asked the VOV to promote its tradition, strength and prestige to become a modern multimedia agency leading in digital transformation and application of new technologies.

According to VOV General Director Nguyen The Ky, over the past 75 years of development, the VOV currently has all the four forms of press, namely radio, television, print paper and online paper. It has eight radio channels, including a channel broadcasting programmes in 13 ethnic minority languages and another broadcasting in 13 foreign languages. It also has 17 TV channels, two e-newspapers, and one printed newspaper.

The VOV now has six domestic bureaus and 13 overseas bureaus. In addition, it owns a theatre and two broadcasting colleges.

The VOV has set up ties with many radios, TVs and press in the world./.