Liberation Radio Station awarded title “Hero of the People's Armed Forces”

(VOVWORLD) - The Liberation Radio Station, affiliate of the Voice of Vietnam, was honored with the title “Hero of the People’s Armed Forces” on the occasion of VOV’s 73rd founding anniversary on Friday, September 7th, in recognition of its contribution to the national liberation struggle against US invaders.
Liberation Radio Station awarded title “Hero of the People's Armed Forces”  - ảnh 1 Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks at the ceremony on September 7th, 2018, in Hanoi.

In his address, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hailed contributions by Liberation Radio Station’s journalists, reporters and editors during the resistance war.

"The Vietnamese Party, State, and people have always acknowledged contributions of the Liberation Radio Station during the resistance war against the US invaders. The station’s title “Hero of the People's Armed Forces”first belongs to 25 war martyrs/reporters who died protecting the station’s broadcasts. This title is also a tribute to more than 600 cadres, reporters, editors, technicians, and artists working for the Liberation Radio station in different years," said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phu.  

Prime Minister Phuc asked VOV to develop into a united, strong and pure team, and to make greater efforts to become the leading multimedia agency in Vietnam, especially during the context of the 4th Industrial Revolution.  

"It’s necessary for VOV to embrace thorough reform to expeditiously apply advanced technologies in producing modern broadcasts to satisfy people and businesses’, thus increasing demand and fulfilling its political tasks. VOV reporters and editors are encouraged to play a vanguard role on the communications front to better reflect the social realities and daily life issues, thus contributing to national construction and defense", said Mr. Phuc.

VOV President Nguyen The Ky thanked the Party and State, as well as listeners’ support for VOV over the past 20 years. He pledged that VOV staff will do their best to improve VOV’s broadcasts in the future.

Earlier, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited VOV’s television channel VOVTV and national transportation channel VOVGT.

Also on Friday, VOV granted awards for the most outstanding reports and scientific research of 2018 by VOV reporters and staff.