The delegates at the ceremony (Photo: VNA)
Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. Mel Vibol, Head of Svay Rieng province, highly appreciated the significance and role of the new television station in improving the cultural and spiritual life of the local people. He stressed that this is an effective information channel to communicate policies, laws and raise the people's intellectual standard in the border area fully and accurately.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Vu Quang Minh affirmed that this is a vivid symbol of the effective cooperation between the two nations.
He praised the efforts of officials and workers of units of Vietnam and Cambodia for trying to complete the work with high quality. The station will operate stably and contribute to meeting the demands of communication of Svay Rieng province, positively contributing to the socio-economic development and spiritual life improvement of the local people.
Svay Rieng television station is a modern system, including the UHF 5KW (Ultra High Frequency) transmitter system that can broadcast digital television, satellite antenna systems and synchronous program production equipment.
It will increase broadcasting time, expand the area of television signal coverage, improve the program production capacity and the quality of the television signal, effectively contributing to the cause of building and developing the Kingdom of Cambodia to be more prosperous.
There have been 19 radio stations and two television stations built and installed in provinces and cities of Cambodia so far.
In 2018, the Government of Vietnam will fund Cambodia to build three additional television stations, which will be built and installed by VOV./.