CPC official vows to enhance media cooperation with Africa
BEIJING, June 17 (Xinhua) -- The publicity chief of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Tuesday met with foreign representatives who attended the second Forum on China-Africa Media Cooperation in Beijing.
Liu Qibao, head of the Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee, said media cooperation is an important part of China-Africa cooperation.
He called on China and African nations to further enhance exchanges and cooperation in radio, film and television and take the opportunity of this forum to deepen media cooperation, in a bid to promote China-Africa friendly relations and make a contribution to the realization of the Chinese dream and the African dream.
Representative from the Democratic Republic of Congo Lambert Mende Omalanga said African nations will work with China to push forward media cooperation, and lift Africa-China new type of strategic partnership to a new level.
More than 260 delegates from 42 African countries attended the forum held on Monday, including government ministers and leaders of radio and television organizations.
19 cooperation agreements were signed during the forum between China and African countries, including authorizing Chinese TV programs with media agencies in Mali and Sudan, among others, according to China's State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT).