At the working session with representatives from the RoK's Ministry of Education (Source: VNA)

Seoul (VNA)
– A delegation from the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee's Commission for Information and Education, led by its deputy head Nguyen Thanh Long,is on a working visit to the RoK from December 10-14 to explore experience in communications development and education.

The Vietnamese delegation had a working session with the RoK’s Yonhap News Agency, during which they talked about the application of science and technology, especially artificial intelligence, in the field of communications, and how RoK media in general, and Yonhap in particular, respond to the intense competition from social networking sites in providing information.

President and CEO of Yonhap News Agency Cho Sung-boo highlighted the fine relations between Vietnam and the RoK in many fields, especially in journalism cooperation.

He emphasised the close ties between Yonhap and the Vietnam News Agency (VNA), while revealing that Yonhap will set up a Southeast Asian news office in Hanoi in the time to come.

Long spoke highly of cooperation and experience sharing between the two news agencies in recent times.

The Vietnamese delegation explored Yonhap's experience in verifying social networking information, collecting fees of online newspapers, and the development trends of the press in the RoK.

During the talks with RoK Deputy Minister of Education Park Beag-beom on December 12, Long conveyed his joy at the effective cooperation between the two countries’ education ministries, expressing his hope that the RoK Government and Ministry of Education will help Vietnam develop a comprehensive education system, including vocational training.

He asked the RoK Ministry to support Vietnam in scientific and technological research and in teaching the Vietnamese language to multicultural families in the country.

He also hoped that the RoK side will make it easy for more Vietnamese students to pursue their studies in the nation.

The two sides agreed to serve as bridges to promote connection among their universities.

The same day, the Vietnamese delegation visited the Seoul Technical High School to learn about vocational training at RoK high schools. –VNA