Islamabad, January 22, 2018 (PPI-OT):The launching ceremony of Belt and Road Demonstration Project Award was held at People’s Daily Headquarters, Beijing on 19th January, 2018, says a press release received from Beijing here today. The Editor-In-Chief of People’s Daily Online Mr. Yu Qingchu welcomed the guests and Informed that this is the largest website in China having 35 local and 11 overseas branches with 2800 employees. He said that the purpose of this forum is to share the Chinese vision of Belt and Road Initiative with international audience. Ambassador of Pakistan Masood Khalid thanked People’s Daily for their support to Pakistan and Pakistani media over the years.

Ambassador emphasized the importance of Belt and Road Initiative, its hallmarks being connectivity and win-win co-operation, for bringing the region and world together for a shared future. He said that Pakistan and China’s partnership is not only confined to China Pakistan Economic Corridor but this forum shall further promote the media interaction of the two countries media being pivotal for bringing communities closer. Mr. Song Liyun , Vice Editor-in-Chief of People’s Daily Online and Mr. Miao Yixiang, Director State Council SASAC Press Centre were also present on the occasion.

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