HCMC signs media cooperation agreement with 21 press agencies

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The Propaganda and Education Board of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee this morning held a program to sign the media cooperation agreement of 2022 between Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee and 21 Central and provincial, municipal press agencies under the chair of Head of the Propaganda and Education Board of the City Party Committee Phan Nguyen Nhu Khue. 
 HCMC signs media cooperation agreement with 21 press agencies ảnh 1 Head of the Propaganda and Education Board of the City Party Committee Phan Nguyen Nhu Khue and Deputy Editor-in-chief of the Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper Pham Truong (R) sign a media cooperation agreement in 2022. (Photo: Thu Huong)
The program is an opportunity for press agencies to closely coordinate in providing information about the city, contributing to promoting the socio-economic development of the city.
Since 2016, Ho Chi Minh City and press agencies have co-signed a communication cooperation program. By 2019, following the policy of the Standing Committee of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, the signing of the media cooperation program was expanded to central and local press agencies. 

Up to now, 23 press agencies have had media coordination with Ho Chi Minh City. On the occasion, the city continued to sign media coordination with 21 press agencies of the Central and localities. 

Amid the complicated Covid-19 pandemic outbreak in 2021, to inform and propagate information about Ho Chi Minh City, the central and city press agencies published nearly 100,000 news, articles, photos and press products under the forms of infographics, e-magazines; over 1,000 television programs, products and video; nearly 500 radio programs and products. 

The press agencies organized seminars, talk shows and press products in many different languages.

 HCMC signs media cooperation agreement with 21 press agencies ảnh 2 Head of the Propaganda and Education Board of the City Party Committee Phan Nguyen Nhu Khue speaks at the event.
Speaking at the event, Head of the Propaganda and Education Board of the City Party Committee Phan Nguyen Nhu Khue said that the cooperation signing has created a close attachment between the management agencies and the media, contributing to orienting information for the development of Ho Chi Minh City.
In the upcoming time, Ho Chi Minh City will start works on many big projects, notably the construction and investment project of Ring Road No.3, completion of the draft resolution to propose to the Central to replace Resolution 54 on specific mechanisms for the city development, preparedness of celebrating the 50th anniversary of National Reunification Day. Therefore, Mr. Khue desired that the press agencies would strengthen on propagandizing major activities and events of Ho Chi Minh City, the implementation of the city’s major projects. 

 HCMC signs media cooperation agreement with 21 press agencies ảnh 3 Representatives of press agencies join the event.
Additionally, the city also wanted that the press agencies to continue to provide information about the process of proposing, building and performing mechanisms, policies related to administrative reform, digital transformation, building urban government and e-government in Ho Chi Minh City; mechanisms and policies to develop Thu Duc City.

By Thu Huong- Translated by Huyen Huong

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