National radio strengthens cooperation with local radios
(KPL) The Lao National Radio on May 16 hosted the 2nd Radio News Reportage Meeting, focused on cooperation with local radios across in the country.
Over 80 representations of local radio stations took part in the meeting, which saw the presence of the Deputy Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Savankhone Razmountry, the Director of the Lao National Radio, Mr. Sipha Nonglath, and his Deputy Director, Mr. Thongphim Dymanyvong.
The meeting had been called to discuss and share lessons on news exchange, mainly the news' transmission from local radios to the National Radio, so to keep the reporting of news at the standards of high precision, interestingness, quality and quantity requested by the audience.
At the meeting's opening ceremony, the Deputy Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Savankhone Razmountry urged editors and reporters of the National Radio and local radios to use the meeting to discuss, exchanging expertise and experience, in order to spread knowledge, resulting eventually in a prompt and updated reportage of their news.
"The increasing competition in electronic, print and new media has created both opportunities and challenges for the radio system in term of development, both at central and provincial level, giving it the potential to play a leading role in accessing the audience," said Mr. Savankhone.