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NA Vice Chairman congratulates VNA on Revolutionary Press Day

Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Nguyen Khac Dinh has offered congratulations to the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) on the 96th Vietnam Revolutionary Press Day (June 21).

Visiting the VNA headquarters in Hanoi on June 18, Dinh, a member of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee, lauded the agency on its achievements.

Over the 76 years of development, the VNA has continuously developed with tens of media products in various forms. It now has representative offices in all 63 cities and provinces nationwide and 30 overseas bureaus across the five continents.

He affirmed that the VNA has always upheld its role as the leading news agency of Vietnam that is comparable with regional and international peers.

He expressed his hope that the VNA will continue to promote the good tradition, solidarity and valuable experience of previous generations, maintaining its position as the mainstream and a strategic and reliable information centre of the Party and the State, making an important contribution to the construction, development and protection of the country.

VNA Deputy General Director Vu Viet Trang said throughout its 76-year history, the staff of the agency have stayed faithful to and upheld its responsibility towards the Party and the people, thereby contributing to the country’s revolution.

The VNA has always made great efforts to perform well the tasks and functions of the national news agency, providing timely news on all aspects in Vietnam and the world to the domestic and foreign media systems, and meet the demand of the public with diverse and attractive communication products based on modern technology.

Since the beginning of this year, the VNA has successfully carried out the communication task of the 13th Party National Congress, and recently the elections of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and deputies of the People's Councils at all levels for 2021-2026 tenure.

In the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, VNA reporters at home and abroad have promptly reported the developments and efforts in the country and around the world, contributing to providing information for state management agencies to develop appropriate pandemic prevention and control strategies relevant for each period./.