Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint and entourage, accompanied by Myanmar Ambassador to China U Thit Lin Ohn, visited the China Global Television Network (CGTN) in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China, yesterday.
Union Minister Dr. Pe Myint arrived at the China Publishing Group Corporation (CPGC), where they observed the book publishing process. Then the Union Minister met with Chairman of CPGC Mr. Tan Yu and officials there.
In the afternoon, Union Minister Dr. Pe Myint met with Chinese Documentary Media Industry Group — CDMIG led by Ms. Zhang Wai and party in the hall of the garden, where they discussed matters related to media sectors, including making a documentary film on economic directory in Myanmar and which aimed at enhancing tourism sector development between the two countries.
Next, they visited the publishing houses of the People’s Daily and the Global Times newspapers in Beijing, where they observed the work process of the New Media. Union Minister Dr. Pe Myint held talks with officials concerning the newspaper publication process.
In the late afternoon, Union Minister and party reached China Global Television Network— CGTN, where they observed the construction of modern buildings, work being conducted to accommodate media, work progress being held for the news coordination meetings in the New Media industry and monitoring the broadcast media of the China Central Television —CCTV. Union Minister took part in the discussion and raised the queries.
In the evening, Myanmar delegation led by Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint held talks with Vice Minister for the Publicity Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. Following the meeting with head of China Media Group Mr. Shen Haixiong, Union Minister Dr. Pe Myint and party enjoyed their dinner together.
(Translated by Win Ko Ko Aung)