In his letter of congratulations to the AJC, State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc confirmed that during its six glorious decades of construction and development bearing different names, the academy has always been a Party’s prestigious school in charge of cadre training.

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The state leader highlighted the great efforts, enthusiasm, and creativity of generations of cadres, lecturers, students, and trainees of the academy to complete their missions. He also praised their contribution to developing the academy into a party school, a leading and prestigious higher education and post-graduate educational establishment specializing in training political theory lecturers and ideological, cultural, press and communications cadres for the country.

In his speech, Associate Professor, Doctor Pham Minh Son, AJC Director, underlined the academy’s 60 years of building and development. According to the school’s leader, the academy has provided higher education training for over 2,400 students, master degree training for 450-550 trainees, and doctoral degree training for 30-50 post-graduates every year. In addition, the school has so far opened more than 400 courses on journalism, publication, public relations, advertisement, informatics, languages, among others for over 10,000 trainees.

Addressing the event, Director of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics and Chairman of the Central Theoretical Council Nguyen Xuan Thang stressed that the milestone of the 60 years of construction and development is the fulcrum for the AJC to inherit and bring into play the glorious tradition, rich experience, determination to build a stronger school. It is also a fulcrum for the academy to continue to affirm and promote the role of a party school, a key university, a cradle for training and fostering ideological-cultural, press-communications cadres for the entire political system.

Mr. Thang asked the academy's lecturers not only to carry out the duties of passing on professional knowledge, skills and expertise to students, but also to undertake the mission of taking the lead in disseminating the Party’s guideline, the State’s policies and laws, and arousing patriotism.

At the ceremony, Vice State President Vo Thi Anh Xuan handed over the Third-class Independence Order to the Academy of Journalism and Communications.

Translated by Mai Huong