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Experts call for Sino-Pak media cooperation help stop negative propaganda against CPEC

ISLAMABAD: Experts at the 7th China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Media Forum called for for wider sino-pack media cooperation help stop negative propaganda against China, the Pakistan Economic Corridor (PPEC) and the unbreakable friendship between the two are all weather friendly neighbors.

The Media Forum held here was jointly organized by the Pakistan China Institute (PCI) and China Economic Net (CEN). in cooperation with Embassy of People’s Republic of China in Pakistan.

Held as an annual event in Beijing and Islamabad on alternate years. Topic of this year’s forum was “Expand collaboration with new media to portray a multi-dimensional and comprehensive CPEC”. Forum held in-deep exchanges and discussions on topics such as CPEC Phase 2: Opportunities and Challenges, Pakistan, the Global Development Initiative and the role of media”, “Objective and fair coverage of KPEC. Opening session moderated by Mustafa Haider Syed, Managing Director of Pakistani-Chinese Institute. Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan, Raja Pervez Ashraf was the main guest.

Creation of Media Forum KPEC in 2014 marked the beginning way Not only for international information exchange and news collaboration, but also for in people of both countries learn about each other and from each other.

In his opening remarks, Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed thanked China. for helping Pakistan during Covid-19 by expanding much needed medical and moral support which has saved millions of life. China, he said, created air the corridor for 6 weeks in March-April 2020, which increased Pakistan’s ability to contain the pandemic in the shortest possible time. home. Commenting on dividends of CPEC, he said CPEC created 75,000 jobs for Pakistanis so far, and energy projects under CPEC have produced over 5000 MW of electricity.

Rejecting the Cold War mentality, he advocated for multilateralism and interconnectedness and stated that enemies of Pakistani-Chinese friendship marked the beginning campaign of misinformation and fake news against KPEC. He argued that relations between Pakistan and China have withstood test of times and emerged as a unique strong and stable relationship.

Raja Pervez Ashraf, Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan, in his keynote speech stated that CPEC changed fate of so much people in country and in fact through CPEC China gave vote of confidence in Pakistan’s potential build better future. Not even a day passes when we don’t hear about development Chinese enterprises on CPEC projects in in media. The professionalism and consistency that kept Chinese enterprises work on CPEC, despite global pandemic like Covid-19, when almost everyone project in in world hit snag, has been approved by governments of Pakistan and China, as well as international media.

Like CPEC moves forwardmedia duty to provide honest and factual data on CPEC will grow. Moreover, he said that media since its inception of CPEC played a very important role in Spread of data on KPEC. He also praised by the Pakistan-China Institute and China Economic Net for forum hosting and said that through events like these, both countries get a great opportunity to consolidate the existing all-weather friendship.

BUT special video message from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari was played during event. He said that Pakistani-Chinese relations indeed a special relationships unparalleled in modern international connections. For me personally, he remarked, this great an honor to talk about it special connection because my grandfather prime minister shahid zulfiqar ali bhutto is an architect of these relationships and in In 1963, he signed the historic border agreement between Pakistan and China. He was also in last world leader to meet with Chairman Mao. Moreover, he said that the Pakistan People’s Party is committed to maintaining, maintaining and continuing this relationship.

Madame Pang Chongxue, Acting Ambassador of China in Pakistan said we need encourage strengthening of narration building as well as join Arms in counterfeiting news. some kind of western countries keep slandering China on issues related to Xinjiang, Tibet, Hong Kong and the spread of rumors on KPEC. The media carry the sacred mission of upholding order and justice. She said that we should take advantage of our complementarity, promote positive publicity, take the initiative for building narratives from our own perspective and jointly respond to negative public opinions. Moreover, she called CPEC valuable asset which created great potential for media cooperation. Finally, she hoped media of China and Pakistan will play a more active role like a bridge, say true stories of China-Pakistan cooperation and consolidationweather iron brothers friendship.

Moin ul Haq, Ambassador of Pakistan to China said that events like The CPEC media forum is vital in combating CPEC-related misinformation. He said that with in support of Chinese governmentEmbassy of Pakistan organized many events including the Pakistan Film Festival; Pakistani-Chinese puppet show, photography and painting exhibition; Pakistani-Chinese Women’s Forum; First Pakistani-Chinese Literature Forum and Pakistan’s participation in prestigious Beijing International Book Fair. These events revived the friendship between our two countries and helped pass on best traditions of bilateral friendship with our junior generations.

Mustafa Haider Syed said that the Pakistan-China Institute in cooperation with China Economic Net launched CPEC media forum and in Beijing and Islamabad in alternate years. Last year, the Pakistani-Chinese Institute launched the Rapid Response Information Network (RRIN), which identifies counterfeit news on CPEC and counteracts them with Data. In addition, PCI has also published the monograph CPEC: Facts Vs Fiction. Mustafa informed the audience that the Pakistan-China Institute would be publishing “The Governance of China, part 2 and part 3 in Urdu, authored by President Xi Jinping.

Zhao Zizhong, Vice President of Economic Daily reports that development of Asia is impossible without contributions of China and Pakistan. Since inception of diplomatic relations more than 71 years ago, two countries always helped each other and strongly supported each other on questions concerning each other’s core interests and core concerns.

In recent years, in In particular, thanks to the joint efforts of on both sides, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has achieved outstanding results. results brought important benefits to both peoples as well as added powerful impetus for regional prosperity. Subject of “Expand cooperation with new media to portray a multi-dimensional and comprehensive CPEC”, he offered three proposals, i.e. search truth because that’s the point of news loops, seek harmony as Chinese culture values ​​harmony in diversity and seek innovation because the characteristic of news demonstrated new content as well as new forms.

Tian Yuhong, Executive Secretary of of the All-China Association of Journalists, CPEC is an economic corridor for mutual benefit and win-win results. this is also cultural corridor with friendliness and people-to-people ties. The infrastructure within the CPEC served as a connecting bridge, while media collaboration between two countries opened the avenue of “people-to-people connection.” He suggested that media of both countries should to tell true stories and spread positive energy, adapt to new media technologies create an attractive content for Gen-Z and strengthen cooperation between journalists’ associations.

Yang Jiandou, CEO of All Pakistan-China Enterprises Association (APCEA) said that Chinese investment in Pakistan is a phenomenal opportunity for Pakistani community flourish and become self-sufficient. Like a flagship project in Pakistan CPEC attracted $25 billion in Direct foreign investments. CPEC is not limited to road construction, but extended to building capacity in energy and industrial sector. Phase 2 of The CPEC consists of total of 27 projects to be improved in seven different sectors of Pakistan. These are agriculture, health care, education, drinking water supply, poverty alleviation, vocational and educational training.

Hamid Haroun, CEO of Dawn Media Group stated that he was privileged enough to lead delegation in early 1980s with media to China, and this and subsequent visits to China were unforgettable in my mind. Commenting on philosophy of Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed advocates 3 C, i.e. corridors, cultures and connectivity, he said these 3 C’s are the foundation of his forum post. He said there is need for intercultural cooperation and mutual understanding to strengthen existing people-to-people the connection that is considered the heart of in unique connection between Pakistan and China.

main the form of cultural exchange through cultural artifacts, scientists, historians and philosophy began on Silk Road, an old historical route stretching back over 2000 years that are parts of in history of Pakistan, which cannot be understood without bills of Chinese pilgrims who traveled in those early periods from China to Pakistan. We need promote good understanding of CPEC, and we must not fall prey to Western-style propaganda that simply seeks to win us over to their cause but save us as an assistant in them international maneuvers. Journalist Najma Minhas urged need separate geopolitics from CPEC and focus on on this is people-centric development.

Li Yue, vice president and director of Xinhua News Agency’s China Economic Information Service, said we will use diversified platforms, channels and models to distribute updated KPEC informationsay good stories of China-Pakistan cooperation and the creation of a favorable public atmosphere of opinion to achieve “hard connection” of infrastructure, “soft link” of system rules and “people-to-people connection” via information connection.

Wang Qianting of China Media Group said that the benefits of CPEC project to Pakistani society are obvious. During the time when economy usually facing imported inflationary pressure, media, while maintaining the necessary criticism, should transmit more confidence to public and leadership public opinion build consensus to overcome difficulties together.

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