Chairman of the Information and Education Commission Nguyen Trong Nghia speaks at the national conference on December 23 (Photo: VNA)
– A national conference was held in Hanoi on December 23 to review the external
information service and communications about seas, islands, border demarcation,
marker planting, and land border management in 2021.
Vice Chairman of the
Party Central Committee’s Information and Education Commission Phung Xuan Nha said
the leadership and direction over the external information service and
communications about seas, islands, and land border-related issues this year
have been carried out in a uniform, consistent, and timely manner, mobilising the
engagement of the entire political system and creating widespread consensus.
He noted that diverse,
multidimensional, and persuasive information has been provided to popularise
Vietnam’s viewpoints and policies on the settlement of issues relevant to the border,
seas, islands, and human rights, those attracting public attention like the
COVID-19 fight, as well as the country’s contributions to international efforts
towards peace, security, development, and progress.
Chairman of the
Information and Education Commission Nguyen Trong Nghia, who is also head of
the steering committee for external information service, emphasised the focal
tasks for 2022, asking the forces involved in the work to reform the mindset in the work to guarantee to the highest possible the interests of the nation and the people and help raise the prestige and stature of the country and the
Communist Party of Vietnam in the international arena.
In addition, they need
to resolutely fight against wrongful viewpoints and distortions, stay proactive
in terms of information, and effectively respond to any circumstances and
The official also
demanded the continued reform of content and diversification of methods for
disseminating information in foreign languages, thus creating information products meeting the requirement of international and national development in
the new context.
The outstanding collectives and individuals in the external information service receive rewards at the event (Photo: VNA)
On this occasion, the commission
commended the collectives and individuals with outstanding performance in the external information service and communications
about seas, islands, border demarcation, marker planting, and land border
management in 2021./.