Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son (left) and South African Minister of Communications Faith Muthambi 

Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son, accompanied by executives of Vietnam’s top telecom companies, are on an official visit to South Africa from October 16-18 to promote business co-operation.

At talks with the visiting Vietnamese minister, South African Minister of Communications Faith Muthambi said the visit marked a new landmark for the two countries to boost co-operation in information and communications.

At the meeting, the two ministers also informed each other of the information and communications situation in each country, especially in managing the press, radio, television and online news.

They also agreed to increase the exchange of delegations and establish dialogue channels to share state managerial experience in the information and communications sector, especially in digitalised television and press management, among other fields.

Minister Son suggested the two sides create favorable conditions for their telecom enterprises to invest and cooperate with each other.

The delegation also met with South Africa’s leading enterprises in telecom and related sectors such as Telkom, Rothschild, HSBC, DSC and Halo Technology.