The flag presenting ceremony of the short-term media workshop for the Belt and Road News Network is held in Beijing on Oct. 21. (Photo/Hou Xinying)
The second short-term media workshop for the Belt and Road News Network (BRNN) kicked off in Beijing on October 21. The media workshop was hosted by the State Council Information Office of China and was jointly organized by the Secretariat of BRNN (the External Relations Department of People's Daily) alongside the Communication University of China.
Forty-three senior editors and journalists from 41 media outlets in 20 Arabic-speaking and Russian-speaking countries attended the opening ceremony.
Fang Jiangshan, deputy editor-in-chief of People's Daily, presented the BRNN media workshop flags to representatives of the visiting team.
Li Zhiqiang, deputy director of the External Relations Department of People's Daily, and Jiang Xufan, deputy party secretary of the Communication University of China, delivered speeches at the opening ceremony.