Need stressed for Pak-China cooperation

Islamabad: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Syed Shibli Faraz has emphasised on enhancing cooperation between Pakistan and China in the fields of media and culture.

Talking to Chinese Ambassador Nong Rong in Islamabad today (Wednesday), he called for enhancing cooperation between the two countries in the field of film, which is one of the vital mediums to promote and project core values and cultural heritage of any society.

The Minister said Prime Minister Imran Khan is keen to expedite China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects. Minister also emphasized the need to highlight benefits of CPEC projects for the general public. He also proposed training of media personnel in light of modern media concepts.

Nong Rong said Chinese side would extend all possible cooperation for enhancing media ties. He said his country has plans to invite a Pakistani media delegation to visit different cities of China, once the COVID-19 pandemic subsides.

The Ambassador also emphasized close coordination between media of the two countries to rebut negativities regarding CPEC projects.

Syed Shibli Faraz, on this occasion, extended invitation to his Chinese counterpart to visit Pakistan to explore avenues for furthering cooperation in the fields of media and information.