Information Minister Murtaza Solangi has invited the media organizations of SCO countries to partner with Pakistan in joint production and other projects.
According to the media reports, the Caretaker Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Murtaza Solangi expressed his views while addressing the Shanghai Cooperation Organization TV Festival in Nanjing, China, today (Tuesday, September 26).
On this occasion, Information Minister Murtaza Solangi said that the SCO member countries can benefit from each other’s experiences and advanced technologies. He noted that joint productions will help promote culture and tourism in the member countries. The media organizations of SCO need to increase cooperation in various fields including joint production and documentaries to promote cultural affinity, he added.
The Information Minister further stated that being a member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Pakistan is committed to promoting media cooperation. He said collaboration in mainstream media and social media is very important to foster people-to-people contacts.
Alluding to the iron-clad friendship between Pakistan and China, Murtaza Solangi said cultural links between the two countries are centuries old and these have been further strengthened by China Pakistan Economic Cooperation (CPEC) framework. He said China and Pakistan have declared 2023 as the year of tourism exchange to promote exchanges at the public level as well as to create a vibrant tourism and cultural ecosystem for mutual benefit.