Hosted by People's Daily, the bilateral MOU signing ceremony of the Belt and Road was held in Beijing on Sept 22nd.
Mr. Yang Zhenwu, president of People's Daily siad in his speech that the construction of the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, was a blueprint for pragmatic cooperation and mutual benefits between China and countries along the Belt and Road. In the implementation of this important initiative, media had a lot of work to do and would accomplish much.
Yang introduced that “nearly 140 mainstream media from around 60 countries and international organizations gathered together yesterday, and jointly discussed how media cooperation will boost common development. Today, we will further explore effective ways to boost the economy through media cooperation, and further deepen the consensus and make the will of the bilateral interconnection implementation into operational files to establish a medium level of normalized cooperation mechanisms.”
Yang said in his speech:“ I believe the signing of the memorandum of understanding on bilateral cooperation today, will become an important milestone for cooperation between People's Daily and the countries concerned. Mous have clearly provisions on objective, accurate, comprehensive and impartial reports. We will actively encourage each other, adopt the important news recommended by other parties and share news resources. We will further promote mutual visits and journalists exchanges as well as cooperate on advertising among the groups.”