|Delegations from the Communist Party of Việt Nam and the Communist Party of China share experience in enhancing the Party’s leadership in the media in the new situation at their 13th theoretical workshop held in Henan province, China, on May 25-26 .-VNA/VNS Photo Trung Kiên|Viet Nam News
BEIJING — The Communist Party of Việt Nam (CPV) and the Communist Party of China (CPC) shared experience in enhancing the Party’s leadership in the media in the new situation at their 13th theoretical workshop held in Henan province, China, on May 25-26.
The Vietnamese delegation was led by Võ Văn Thưởng, Politburo member, Secretary of the CPV Central Committee, and head of the CPV Central Committee’s Commission for Publicity and Education, while the Chinese delegation was headed by Liu Qibao, Politburo member, Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, and head of the CPC Central Committee’s Publicity Department.
Thưởng said the CPV promoted the crucial role of the press and media in the cause of national liberation, building and development. He reiterated the Party’s viewpoint and policy of respecting and protecting the freedom of the press and the freedom of speech as important value of socialist democracy.
The CPV had been creating optimal conditions for the press to develop to meet the public’s increasing demand on information, involve in social supervision and criticism, combat corruption, and connect the Party, State and people.
Press agencies and journalists were told to enhance political-social responsibility and professional ethics to ensure justice, truthfulness, and objectivity for the benefits of the people and the whole society.
Thưởng said in the context of globalisation, democratisation, and strong development of internet and social networks, the reform and enhancement of the Party’s leadership would be important to achieve national renewal and development targets.
Liu Qibao shared useful experience of the CPC and underlined the significance of increasing the Party’s leadership and management of the media in a creative and scientific manner to proactively provide information and orientation for the public.
The two officials affirmed that the workshop contributed to the reinforcement of friendship and cooperation between the two Parties. — VNS