Cuban Granma Newspaper’s delegation visits HCMC

A delegation from Cuban Granma Newspaper was led by Mr. Jorge Juvenal Balan Neyra, chief of photography department visited Ho Chi Minh City on September 19.

Head of the Department for Propaganda and Education of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Ms. Than Thi Thu received the delegation.

At the reception, Ms. Than Thi Thu appreciated the visit, and introduced about the city’s achievements in social, economic development. She also introduced newspaper, magazines and television stations in the city

The city has total 38 press agencies, magazines and television stations with 1, 500 journalists and editors who have worked effervescently and faced challenges in the context of the explosion of information and multi-media and online platforms development nowadays.

Mr. Balan Neyra expressed his pleasure in coming back Vietnam after 20 years, and specially he witnessed great impressive developments of the country; he said that Cuba chose Vietnam as a model for learning and researching experience to draw up the development plan for his country by 2020.

Accordingly, the Granma Newspaper is the official newspaper of the Cuban Communist Party.

By Xuan Hanh- Translated by Huyen Huong

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