Huang Kunming, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and head of the Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee, attends the opening ceremony of the fourth China-Arab States Broadcasting and Television Cooperation Forum in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, Oct. 17, 2019. Before delivering his speech, Huang read Chinese President Xi Jinping's congratulatory letter to the forum. (Xinhua photo/Liu Bin)
BEIJING, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the 4th China-Arab States Broadcasting and Television Cooperation Forum that opened Thursday in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province.
In the letter, Xi said that he announced the establishment of a China-Arab future-oriented strategic partnership of comprehensive cooperation and common development at the eighth ministerial meeting of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum in July last year, noting that China-Arab states friendly cooperation has entered a new historic stage.
He called on the two sides to join hands in promoting integrated media development, building intelligent broadcasting and television media outlets and developing intelligent broadcasting and television network, so as to make greater contributions to boosting people-to-people ties between China and Arab states and advancing the China-Arab states strategic partnership.