Foreign Affairs Information Division

The division’s responsibilities include making plans to introduce policies and strategies of the Party, State and the city, the city’s renovation achievements; providing information about Hanoi for overseas Vietnamese communities, foreigners living in Vietnam, international representative offices and organisations in Vietnam and international information for Hanoians; observing and synthesizing world Hanoi-related news monthly subject to certain themes or important domestic and international events; organising compilation and publishing monthly bilingual news about Hanoi foreign affairs, other publications and media products for diplomatic activities (books, documentaries and pamphlets about Hanoi); updating the Department’s bilingual website; preparing the city’s and the Department’s leaders’ speeches for interviews by foreign reporters; collaborating with Department of Propaganda - Hanoi People’s Committee, Hanoi Information and Communication Department to conduct necessary procedure and provide guidance for foreign reporters when they work in Hanoi; making recommendations and conducting research topics in diplomatic communication of Hanoi; making annual or theme-based training plans in diplomatic communication for staffs of departments, sectors, districts and towns of Hanoi.