General Director Nguyen The Ky (L) and Alfonso Noya Martinez, President of the Cuban Institute of Radio and Television at the signing ceremony (Photo: VOV)

Hanoi (VNA) – A Voice of Vietnam (VOV) delegation, led by its General Director Nguyen The Ky has been on a visit to Cuba from June 6 – 9 to strengthen bilateral cooperation in radio broadcast.

During the visit, Ky attended and delivered a speech at a seminar on historical memory and cultural heritage of the International Convention of Radio and Television in Varadero from June 7-9.

He and Alfonso Noya Martinez, President of the Cuban Institute of Radio and Television (ICRT), signed a cooperation agreement, during the framework of the International Convention of Radio and Television.

The sides inked their first cooperation pact in 2013. Their new deal was said to add new terms and contents, including the exchange of programmes on politics, economics, social affairs and culture, joint work in reporter training, exchange of high-ranking leaders, and joint production of radio and television programmes.

After the signing ceremony, the VOV and ICRT leaders began their discussion. They stressed their determination to realise the agreement via regular liaison, and to drive their collaboration toward effectiveness in contribution to Vietnam – Cuba relations.

Attending the signing ceremony and discussion, Vietnamese Ambassador to Cuba Nguyen Trung Thanh said the pact will build on outcomes of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s March visit to Cuba in promoting Vietnam – Cuba trust and comprehensive cooperation.

Talking to Vietnam News Agency, Ky said the freshly signed agreement with the ICRT is more practical to both parties involved.-VNA