At the meeting (Photo: VGP)
The information was announced during a meeting of the Central Steering Committee for External Information Service held on December 6th to review the work in 2017 and give orientation for 2018.

According to the steering committee, in 2017, visits to Vietnam by General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump; the Vietnam - Laos Friendship Year; and the Vietnam - Cambodia Friendship Year, have been highlighted.

Additionally, information about the Vietnamese country, history, culture and people has been transferred to international friends and overseas Vietnam, not only through Vietnamese external channels, but also through regional and international press agencies.

In 2018, the Central Steering Committee for External Information Service will reinforce its role, focusing on the implementation of external information tasks in accordance with the Conclusion of the Politburo dated February 14th, 2012, on the strategy on the development of external information in the 2011-2020 period, and the Government’s action plan on external information in the 2013-2020 period./.


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