The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) and China National Radio (CNR) have signed a memorandum of understanding to enhance communication links, contributing to promoting the friendship between the two nations.

Under the document, inked during the visit of VOV General Director Nguyen Dang Tien to China from April 18-28, the two sides agreed to freely exchange news on issues of common concern, while using news on each other’s websites inclusive of quotations, without any edits.

The two agencies will work together to produce broadcasting programmes on various subjects to mark special occasions and to share their management experience.

Annual meetings between the two sides’ officials will be held in Vietnam and China in turn, with a view to reviewing their cooperation, while arranging exchanges, training courses and workshops to foster experience sharing and improve professional knowledge for both sides’ staff in the field.

With the signing of the MoU, VOV and CNR will officially deploy a wide range of practical cooperation activities, with a view to promoting Vietnam-China relations.

Previously, the VOV delegation had a working session with Tong Gang, Deputy General Director of the State General Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television, during which Gang suggested a greater links between his agency and VOV.

During their stay, General Director Tien and his entourage visited a number of China’s local broadcasting stations in Yunnan and Shensi provinces.-VNA