Union Minister for Information Dr Pe Myint and Myanmar media delegation visited the Guangxi Museum of Nationalities, the Guangxi Planning Museum, the Guangxi Daily and the Guangxi Radio and Television Information Network Corporation Limited in Nanning City of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China yesterday.
At the Guangxi Museum of Nationalities, they viewed the displays of historical documents, traditional ceremonies and costumes and the lives of local communities. Construction of the museum was completed in December 2018 and opened to the public on 1 May this year. It is a specific museum to exhibit ethnic cultures and to cultivate unity of national races and patriotic spirit.
At the Guangxi Planning Museum, they looked around the displays on the emergence of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and booths of the provinces. The museum was established by the Guangxi Tourism Development Company.
In the afternoon, the Union Minister and party arrived at Guangxi Daily newspaper. It was founded on 3 December 1949, and is managed by the Guangxi Daily Media Group Co., Ltd. It is publishing five daily newspapers and four other publications. The users of its four websites have reached over 25 million.
The Myanmar media delegation then proceeded to the Guangxi Radio and Television Information Network Corporation Limited that airs seven radio channels and 10 television channels. It is also operating mobile TVs for news and other programmes. The 5G networks are used for broadcasts of mainstream and modern media platforms in cooperating with ASEAN countries.
The Union Minister and party also made discussions with Ms Fan Xiaoli, the Information Minister of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and its Deputy Minister Mr Gan Yi.
During the meeting, they discussed technology integration of mainstream and modern media, cooperation in news media between the two countries, collaboration in film and music, in addition to media sector, when holding 70th anniversary to mark the establishment of Myanmar-China diplomatic ties in 2020.
The meeting was concluded with posing for the documentary photo of the attendees.—MNA
(Translated by Aung Khin)