Dialogue strengthens ties with Central and Eastern Europe
Chinese officials vowed on Monday to disseminate timely information on major events and public policies in an effort to achieve closer connections between the public and media and the government.
The agreement came at the China-CEEC Spokespersons Dialogue, the first such event hosted by China to exchange views on news releases with representatives from 13 Central and Eastern European countries.
Twelve of China’s govern- mental spokesmen and spokeswomen shared experiences at the one-day dialogue in Beijing, which focused on the Belt and Road Initiative and global communication.
The dialogue follows VicePremier Liu Yandong’s visit to Hungary last month. Plans call for Budapest to host the 6th China-CEEC Leaders’ Meeting this year.
Jiang Jianguo, minister of the State Council Information Office, said China now has more than 200 spokesmen and spokeswomen at ministerial and provincial level organizations. Last year, about 5,000