First Press Center in Vietnam comes into operation

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Ho Chi Minh City Press Center, the first of its kind in Vietnam, was inaugurated and officially came into operation in the city on May 5.

HCMC leaders visit HCMC Press Center that officially comes into operation on May 5 (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC leaders visit HCMC Press Center that officially comes into operation on May 5 (Photo: SGGP)

Attending the inauguration ceremony were HCMC Party Chief Nguyen Thien Nhan, People's Committee Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong, People’s Council Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Le and other municipal leaders.

The HCMC Press Center performs functions of supplying services related to press activities, connecting all level leaders of the city and authorized agencies in order to quickly and accurately supply press agencies with information about the city’s operations in many fields.

First Press Center in Vietnam comes into operation ảnh 1 The ribbon cutting ceremony to inaugurate HCMC Press Center (Photo: SGGP)
 
The center also closely works with bodies of the city Party Committee and Government to help press agencies quickly inform of topics of social interest.
First Press Center in Vietnam comes into operation ảnh 2 Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan (C) and other municipal leaders at the launching ceremony of HCMC Press Center’s website and Fanpage on May 5 (Photo: SGGP)
At the ceremony, director of the HCMC Department of Information and Communications Duong Anh Duc gave the decision appointing his deputy Mr. Tu Luong to the center's director.

Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Hoang Vinh Bao said that the center’s establishment showed HCMC’s special care to nearly 200 central and local press agencies and nearly 2,000 journalists in the city. More importantly, the city has showed its assistance to reporters’ official information access to city and agency leaders.

First Press Center in Vietnam comes into operation ảnh 4 Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong (L) gives the center establishment decision to the director of the city Department of Information and Communications (Photo: SGGP)
First Press Center in Vietnam comes into operation ảnh 5 Director of the city Department of Information and Communications Duong Anh Duc gives the decision appointing  Mr. Tu Luong (R) to the center's director (Photo: SGGP)
First Press Center in Vietnam comes into operation ảnh 6 Reporters operate at HCMC Press Center (Photo: SGGP)

By Manh Hoa – Translated by Hai Anh ​

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