As many as 50 journalists from Vietnam, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and China are taking part in a conference which opened in Seoul on September 17.

A delegation from the Vietnam Journalists’ Association (VJA) led by its President Nguyen Huu Thuan, who is also Editor-in-Chief of Nhan dan (People) newspaper, is attending the event.

In his opening remark, President of the RoK Journalists’ Association Park Jong-ryul said that the conference offers an opportunity for the three countries’ journalists to share views, tighten their solidarity and together look towards better prospects for their future cooperation.

For his part, Thuan said that Vietnamese journalists have provided timely information to international friends on Vietnam ’s national construction and development as well as traditional cultural values, helping boost the country’s intentional integration and improve its position in the region and the world at large.

They want to share experiences with their foreign colleagues in order to improve the professionalism of the Vietnamese press, he stressed.

The conference is scheduled to last until September 22./.VNA