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Info Minister calls for strengthening cooperation among SCO countries
September 26, 2023

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Murtaza Solangi has invited the media organizations of SCO countries to partner with Pakistan in joint production and other projects.

Addressing Shanghai Cooperation Organization TV Festival in Nanjing, China, he said 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 Information Minister said the media organizations of SCO need to increase cooperation in various fields including joint production and documentaries to promote cultural affinity.

He said being a member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Pakistan is committed to promoting media cooperation.

Murtaza Solangi 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, the Information Minister said cultural links between the two countries are centuries old and these have been further strengthened by China Pakistan Economic Cooperation (CPEC) framework.

The Information Minister 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 the mutual benefit.