Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan visits HTV and Saigon Giai Phong Newspapers - Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan visits HTV and Saigon Giai Phong Newspapers - Website Ho Chi Minh City
On May 28, Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan paid a visit to Saigon Giai Phong Newspapers.
Mr. Nhan expressed his delight at visiting Saigon Giai Phong Newspapers with at its new headquarter. In a report, Editor in Chief of Saigon Giai Phong Newspapers Nguyen Tan Phong and Editorial Board said the newspapers, in 2016 and the first 5 months of 2017, has done a good job in pursuing its guideline and purpose with content of news much improved.
Mr. Nhan affirmed to address proposals raised by Saigon Giai Phong, saying it is very important to keep good relationship with readers. He suggested that the newspaper needs to collect readers’ opinion on a frequent basis to overcome shortcomings.
The Secretary added that HCMC has now nearly 10 million people, political stability and people’s trust are extremely important. Therefore, when publishing, it is necessary to mention the weak points and difficulties of HCMC by explaining reasons and suggesting solutions.
Mr. Nhan expressed his hope that apart from reflecting the most concerned issues of local people, Saigon Giai Phong Newspaper needs to mention proposals of managers, scientists, experts, etc. making sure that the public opinion know that the city is doing and why the city needs time to address the most concerned issues.
At the same day, Secretary Nhan paid a visit to HCMC Television (HTV). He affirmed that HTV has well implemented its functions and tasks with many activities closely attached with daily life, arising the spirit of patriotism. He also requested HTV to renew its method of management, enhancing operation efficiency and ability of reporters and editors. Regarding to the most concerned issues, Mr. Nhan requested HTV to consistently reflect and collect local people’s opinion to create positive changes. He once again affirmed the roles of HTV and Saigon Giai Phong Newspapers as leading news agencies of HCMC, saying the city will consider proposals of these two new agencies and make decisions before June 16.