On July 13, in Hanoi, the ASEAN Festival opening ceremony was organized by Ministry of Information and Communications in coordination with some other ministries and sectors. Attending the ceremony were Mr. Truong Minh Tuan, Minister of Information and Communications, Head of the National Steering Committee for ASEAN Propaganda, Mrs. Dao Hong Lan - Vice Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs, representatives of MIC’s functional units, ambassadors, diplomatic representatives of 10 ASEAN countries and dialogue countries.
On the afternoon of July 11 (local time), the delegation of the Ministry of Information and Communications led by Deputy Minister Hoang Vinh Bao visited the Embassy of the Republic of Vietnam in the Czech Republic on the occasion of the photo and documentary exhibition "Vietnam: Country, People – Seen from the Sea, Island" in Prague.
On July 12, in Hanoi, the first 5G workshop and demonstration was jointly organized by the Authority of Radio Frequency Management and Ericsson. Minister Truong Minh Tuan attended and delivered the opening speech.
From July 3-7, 2017, the 12th Asia-Pacific Postal Union Congress (APPU 12) was held in Tehran, Iran. Under the authorization of the Prime Minister, the Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Minh Hong, attended the Congress as APPU's official member.