27.01.2022 – 18:08
Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent a congratulatory letter to the China Media Group (CMG) forum, which opened in Beijing on Wednesday evening.
With the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics as a backdrop, Xi’s letter stressed that China will provide the world with streamlined, safe and solemn Winter Olympics.
Given that the forum’s theme is “Together for a High-Tech Winter Olympics,” Xi expressed his hope that forum participants could pool their wisdom through discussions and help showcase the unique charm of winter sports, the Olympic spirit and to advance the development of winter sports.
Huang Kunming, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and head of the Public Information Department of the CPC Central Committee, delivered President Xi’s congratulations.
The congratulatory letter from Chinese President Xi Jinping represents China’s confidence in hosting a successful Winter Olympics and expresses the president’s expectation of the media’s role in spreading the Olympic movement and promoting the Olympic spirit, said Huang, who also delivered the speech held.
China is fully willing to provide “comprehensive, highly efficient and convenient services” for media from around the world, Huang said, adding he hopes media workers will come up with “innovative concepts, methods and means” of Beijing 2022 report “to create an objective, fair, positive and healthy international environment of opinion”.
He stressed the importance of strengthening media solidarity and cooperation and fostering innovation in the face of the greatest changes of the past century, overlaid by an unprecedented pandemic.
He also hailed the role of the media in building a bridge for sharing and mutual learning, and in strengthening people-to-people relationships.
Themed “Together for a High-Tech Winter Olympics”, the forum was hosted by CMG and co-hosted by the Chinese Olympic Committee and the Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games with the support of the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology.
Representatives from 145 media companies and international organizations from 78 countries and regions participated online or in person.
Original content by: CGTN, transmitted by news aktuell