China Media Group (CMG), a conglomerate of state radio and television broadcasters that include CGTN, has signed an agreement to deepen strategic cooperation with the Zhejiang provincial government.
At a ceremony held on Tuesday, representatives of the two sides announced that they will cooperate on major projects, including China's short film industry base, the 2022 Asian Games and the World Internet Conference, set to be held in Hangzhou in east China's Zhejiang Province.
The President of China Media Group Shen Haixiong, the Zhejiang governor Yuan Jiajun and other officials delivered speeches at the event.
"Since the establishment, CMG relies on strong media resources and brand value, actively promotes strategic cooperation with various industries in various regions," said Shen.
"This strategic cooperation with Zhejiang Province is an effective exploration of bringing the value of mainstream media into play and serving the local economic and social development, and will certainly help the reform and development of Zhejiang," he added.
Yuan Jiajun also expressed his determination to create a "golden name card" for Zhejiang culture and indicated that Zhejiang will focus on building an international first-class short video producing chain.
The president of China International Television Cooperation Xue Jixun and the Vice Mayor of Hangzhou Chen Guomei signed the National (Hangzhou) short film industry base project cooperation agreement.