Located at No 33 Le Thanh Tong Street, Hanoi, the new production center of VNews television channel was officially put in to operation from September after four years of construction.
The nine-storey building, with the total investment of nearly VND 250 billion (nearly US$ 10.8 million), has state-of-the-art studios and technical departments, and features modern equipment that serves multimedia news reporting and production.
Delegates at the opening ceremony.
Addressing the event, Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung congratulated VNA on the new establishment.
He expressed his hope that VNA would develop its TV center as a trustworthy news source for citizens in the capital and across the country.
Speaking at the ceremony, VNA Director General Nguyen Duc Loi said that VNews television channel, a key unit under VNA has been recognized as a national TV channel serving political missions.
After nine years of operation, VNews has established itself as a specialized political news channel, he added.
The building will be a working place of reporters, editors and technicians of the VNews channel, meeting the requirement of multimedia news reporting and production.
He called on the center to continue improving itself as VNA’s news channel and as a national TV channel, and fulfilling its mission of reporting and promoting the Party’s and State’s political directions and guidance.