The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) and the People’s Committee of southern Kien Giang province signed an agreement in Rach Gia city on June 10 to promote information cooperation between the two sides.

Addressing the signing ceremony, VNA General Director Nguyen Duc Loi praised the province’s achievements in socio-economic development, especially its sea-based economy.

Loi affirmed that the agency will support the province in disseminating the Party and State’s law policies and guidelines and introducing the locality’s potential and advantages and promote its image via VNA media.

Chairman of the Kien Giang People’s Committee Le Van Thi spoke highly of the local VNA bureau’s contributions to popularising the province’s socio-economic development, national security and defence situation, and sea and island sovereignty protection.

He pledged to facilitate VNA correspondents’ operations in the province.

Under the agreement, the two sides will work together to provide accurate information about the locality in a timely manner and reject false information about the province.

Additionally, the agency will create conditions for reporters and editors working in the province’s press agencies to take part in VNA’s journalism courses.-VNA