China has officially inaugurated its maiden “Travelogue of China” media exchange in Qingdao, East China’s Shandong Province.
At the event held in Qingdao Province, China on May 22, Chinese Government officials took turns to commend the sidelines of the media exchange means of modern cooperation.
“The activity serves as a bridge connecting China and the world,” said Zhang Xinzhu, Member of the Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Qingdao Municipal Committee.
Zhang is also the Secretary of the CPC Work Committee of the China-Shanghai Corporation Organisation ((SCO) Local Economic and Trade Corporation Demonstration Area, Qingdao.
Also, With Hailong, President of the China Public Diplomacy Association said: “Through the activity, foreign Journalists can discover the real China.”
Hailong also said journalists could express what they saw and heard through their reports, to showcase an all-round and vigorous image of China in an objective manner.
Furthermore, Cihen Renee, Deputy-Director of the Cuber Communication Bureau of the Cyberspace Administration of China said journalists were an important bond for building close contact among people.
“We hope that through this activity journalists can promote mutual understanding between China and the world.”
More so, Said Faisal, Chief Digital Officer of Pakistan Observer said, this year marked the 72nd anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and China.
“We are impressed by the achievements Qingdao has made.”
For his part, Ruslen Kenjaev, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Uzbekistan’s Narodinoe Slovo expressed his confidence in the initiative.
“I am deeply impressed by the vitality of Qingdao. I have observed high-speed trains shorten the travel time between people, cities and countries.
“In addition to Qingdao, the foreign journalists will also visit Wefing city, which is known for its Kite culture and joining city, regarded as the hometown of Confucius during their one-week stay in Shandong.”
The ceremony is always attended by 30 Journalists from across 18 countries. (NAN)