Nawa-i-Waqt Group countering effectively West’s negative propaganda against CPEC: Nong Rong
Lahore – A 12-member delegation headed by Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Mr Nong Rong visited Nawa-i-Waqt and The Nation offices on Thursday and had a meeting with Managing Director Rameeza Nizami.
Host of issues were discussed in detail in the meeting which also include Pakistan-China strong ties and improvement in working relationship among media houses of both countries. Acting Consul General of Chinese Consulate Lahore Mr Ping Zing Oh, Nawa-i-Waqt’s Director Administration Lt-Col (Retd) Syed Ahmad Nadeem Qadri, and Marketing Head Bilal Mehmood were also present during the meeting. The Chinese delegation was accorded a warm welcome upon arriving at Nawa-i-Waqt office.
Chinese Ambassador Mr Nong Rong said it was his first visit to any media house. He said he appreciates important role played by Nawa-i-Waqt and The Nation for making the Sino-Pak relations exemplary. He expressed his gratitude for positive reporting about CPEC, carrying articles and giving ample coverage to the Corridor in its columns and editorial section.
Mr Nong Rong said he will extend full support to Nawa-i-Waqt Group for playing positive role regarding CPEC. He said Pakistan and China were on same page. Mr Nong Rong said Pakistan was the first country which received Covid-19 vaccine from China. On completing 70 years of friendship, foreign ministers of both countries participated in a function. He was all praise for Nawa-i-Waqt Group to counter Western propaganda against CPEC with its effective and complete reporting. In this regard, Nawa-i-Waqt Group and Chinese media had the same vision and they needed to enhance this cooperation, he added.
The Chinese envoy said he will ask Chinese media to work in collaboration with Nawa-i-Waqt Group to counter negative propaganda of the West about CPEC. He said the stuff which the Nawa-i-Waqt Group will provide to Chinese media will be very helpful. Mr Nong Rong invited Managing Director Nawa-i-Waqt Group Rameez Nizami along with her staff to visit Chinese embassy in Islamabad which she accepted.
On this occasion, MD Rameeza Nizami said Sino-Pak friendship was unparalleled and incomparable. “Both countries are no doubt iron brothers,” she said. She expressed her resolve that Nawa-i-Waqt Group will continue playing its positive role regarding CPEC. MD Rameeza thanked Chinese envoy for selecting Nawa-i-Waqt Group for his maiden visit to any media house. She said safeguarding country’s interests was policy of the Nawa-i-Waqt Group. She suggested a business festival to enhance trade ties between both countries.
Newspaper: The Nation