The merger of VTC Digital Television and Radio and The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) demonstrates the Government and the ministry’s focus on the development of broadcasting and television in the country, Minister of Information and Communication Nguyen Bac Son has said.

The merger is compatible with the plan on development and management of national journalism by 2025, the minister added.

The merging plan must ensure the rights, sustainability and development of the VOV, VTC and its parent company, the VTC Multimedia Corporation, according to Minister Son.

The process of merging is carried out in different phases, including the settlement of capital, estate and finance obligations, and feedback on the plan from ministries and sectors, according to the ministry.-VNA