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APEC media centre to open soon

Update: September, 20/2017 - 17:08
The interior of the International Media Centre for the APEC meeting. — VNS Photo Công Thành
Viet Nam News

ĐÀ NẴNG — The International Media Centre for the 2017 Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) Summit has been completed for official launching in mid October after one year decoration.

The central city’s Department of Information and Communication said the media centre, which covers 1.3ha, will provide working space for nearly 3,000 journalists during the APEC meeting from November 5-11.

The department said the centre will offer the best facilities for domestic and foreign media working through the week of APEC.

Four press conference halls offer 400-seat for different press conferences. A main hall has been set aside for the President’s final press conference.

The International Media Centre for the 2017 APEC Summit is ready. — VNS Photo Công Thành

According to the department, the media centre cost a total of VNĐ178 billion (US$7.8 million).

As planned, the city will host a heads-of-state summit with CEOs from 21 APEC member nations as well as 15,000 visitors.

The city also said the Ariyana Đà Nẵng Exhibition and Convention Centre – a major location for the APEC CEO Summit – will be ready for hosting more than 1,000 CEOs at a business forum.

The city has also launched the Smile of Đà Nẵng campaign to raise awareness of APEC among local residents, civil servants and tourists. — VNS


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