Pakistan and China have decided to further strengthen cooperation between the mainstream media of the two countries.
The decision was made during a meeting of the Chinese media delegation led by China’s Political Counselor Bao Zhong with caretaker Federal Information Minister Murtaza Solangi, said a press release issued on Saturday.
The two sides also decided to highlight China- Pakistan Economic Corridor projects through PTV, Radio Pakistan, and APP.
Both the countries agreed to further strengthen practical cooperation in joint reporting and exchange of media delegations.
Pakistan valued Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Information Minister Murtaza Solangi said.
“The BRI project is a manifestation of bringing peace and prosperity through economic development,” he added.
“The role of media in creating public awareness regarding the centrality of CPEC and iron friendship with China for economic development is indispensable,” Murtaza Solangi said.
The caretaker minister said that Pakistan would strengthen ties with China in various fields in the new phase of high-quality development of CPEC.
He expressed Pakistan’s desire to benefit from China’s development experience. “We will benefit from China’s achievements in poverty alleviation, research and development, information technology, media and other fields,” Solangi added.
Chinese Political Counselor said that CPEC would be made a corridor of “love and friendship”.
She assured that China would increase cooperation with Pakistan in media, information technology, agriculture, and industrial sectors.