Vietnam News Agency attends ASEAN Media Partners Forum

The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) attended the ASEAN Media Partners Forum hosted by the China Media Group (CMG) in Beijing on July 14.

Themed ‘Media Cooperation and Regional Development’, the forum aimed at boosting solidarity and collaboration between the CMG and its ASEAN partners in the post-COVID-19 era and spotlighting the importance of the mainstream communications in cultural exchange development and for a more suitable international order.

Participants discussed the role of communications and media partnerships between China and ASEAN in regional development in the context of serious impacts of the pandemic taking place globally. 

The forum issued a joint statement proposing the establishment of an ASEAN media partnership mechanism.

As part of its attendance, the VNA signed a memorandum of understanding on bilateral information cooperation with China Media Group’s video news agency CCTVPLUS./.