CMJ elected council member of Belt and Road News Network

2019-04-26 11:50:12

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Confederation of Mongolian Journalists (CMJ) was elected as the council member of the Belt and Road News Network.

Belt and Road News Network established to enhance the engagement of media in the successful implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013. Currently a total of 82 countries have joined the network. At the Belt and Road News Network forum held on April 23 in Beijing representatives from 25 countries were elected the council members.

The network held its First Council Meeting during the forum. At the meeting, President of the CMJ M.Mandakhbayar proposed to host the Mongolia-China-Russia media forum in 2020 in Ulaanbaatar in order to promote the establishment of the Economic Corridor. The Belt and Road News Network council delightedly accepted his proposal.

International media outlets and organizations including CMJ, ‘Xinhua’ news agency, ‘Rossiyskaya Gazeta’ newspaper, ‘La Provence’ daily newspaper, ‘Kazinform’ news agency and Uzbekistan National News Agency became the council members.


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