All reporters present at the center to undergo COVID-19 testing.

Hung, who is also director of the press center, and Nguyen Dac Vinh, member of the Party Central Committee and deputy chief of the committee’s Office, inspected the preparations at the center on January 18.

The center has put forth specific programs and scenarios to facilitate the operation of reporters, he added, stressing the need for reporters to follow set regulations.

A press conference on the organization of the National Party Congress is scheduled to take place following the inaugural ceremony of the center on January 22, Hung said.

The Commission for Information and Education said nearly 500 domestic reporters and technicians, and more than 60 correspondents from foreign news agencies have registered to work at the press center. More than 60 reporters will cover the congress online.

All reporters present at the center will undergo COVID-19 testing, at the request of organizers.

An exhibition displaying books and newspapers on the Party Congress will open on January 22.

Source: VNA