VOV launches representative office in Indonesia hinh anh 1At the inauguration ceremony (Photo: VOV)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) on October 3 launched its representative office in Indonesia (VOV Indonesia), marking its 12th overseas bureau alongside those in Russia, China, Japan, France, the US, Thailand, Egypt, Laos, Cambodia, Australia and Czech Republic.

In his opening remarks, VOV General Director Nguyen The Ky said Vietnam and Indonesia have boasted a long-standing relationship which is a foundation for the development of strategic partnership between the two sides over years.

The opening of a VOV bureau in Indonesia will help further spread news about Vietnam and Indonesia and contribute to efforts of the press from both countries to promote the bilateral strategic ties, Ky said.

Vietnamese Ambassador to Indonesia Pham Quang Vinh said similarities between the two countries in culture, history and points of view at regional and international forums lay an important foundation for their strategic partnership.

The launch of the VOV Indonesia is a new step forward in the bilateral relations, contributing to further disseminating information about the Vietnam – Indonesia ties, ASEAN and regional cooperation, he said.

The VOV Indonesia is assigned to update news about activities of the ASEAN Secretariat and the Vietnamese permanent mission to ASEAN as well as the Vietnamese community in Indonesia and situation of other regional countries, Ky told the Vietnam News Agency.

He revealed that the VOV plans to open another representative office in India in early 2020./.