Chinese, Mauritian media mark 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties


An online media event titled “China-Mauritius, Across 50 Years,” co-hosted by CGTN and the Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), was held on Friday to mark the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Under the theme of “Dialogue, Cooperation and Development,” the event was designed to build a platform to promote the comprehensive media cooperation between the countries and further develop mutual friendship.

Shen Haixiong, president of China Media Group (CMG), and Alan Ganoo, Mauritian minister of foreign affairs, delivered speeches at the event.

CMG President Shen Haixiong delivers a speech at the event. /CMG

Shen noted that China and Mauritius both embrace the tradition of multiculturalism, and said Chinese people look forward to learning more about Mauritius.

The world is undergoing unprecedented changes, Shen said, adding that the media of both countries should continue to promote exchanges and mutual learning, and enhance mutual understanding and trust.

For his part, Ganoo expressed hope that the two sides continue to deepen cooperation under the framework of the “Forum on China-Africa Cooperation” and strive to build a more prosperous, healthier and more stable world.

CGTN French and MBC also jointly held a launching ceremony to announce the broadcast of a series of high-quality programs in the forthcoming days. A total of 10 programs produced by CMG will be broadcast on MBC to bring a cultural audio-visual feast to the local viewers.

Over the years, CGTN French has deepened its cooperation with MBC. The program “Dialogue with the World: China-Mauritius Economic, Trade and Cultural Forum,” jointly produced by the two sides, has attracted wide attention among Chinese and Mauritius viewers.