As many as 41 reporters from Lao news agencies are participating in a week-long training course on press briefing and commentary skills run by the Vietnamese Ministry of Information and Communication (MoIC).

This activity is part of the cooperation agreement between the MoIC and the Laotian Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism (MoICT) for 2015.

During the launching ceremony of the course in Vientiane on May 25, MoICT Deputy Minister Truong Minh Tuan highlighted the importance of press briefing and commentary skills in today’s contemporary media world.

Since 2012, the MoIC has organised nine training courses, benefitting more than 300 Lao journalists, MoICT Deputy Minister Savankhone Razmountry said.

Furthermore, 40 computers were donated to the Lao MoICT and its subordinate agencies.-VNA