Tanzania Journalists take part in China-Africa Plan



Image from article: Tanzanian President John Magufuli, whose country's journalist are set to participate in the programme. Photo: Tanzanian Media
Johannesburg, South Africa (ADV) – Tanzanian journalists are set to take part in a 10-month programme organised by the China Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] Association (CPDA), Daily News reported.This educational programme is expected to equip journalists with information that would enable them to deliver objective messages, promote peace and friendship and facilitate win-win cooperation.This programme which was launched recently, is set to take place in Beijing under the host China International Press Communication Centre (CIPCC). It is an initiative of the China Africa Press Centre (CAPC) and China Asia Pacific Press Centre (CAPPC).CPDA Vice President, Hu Zhengyue, noted that China and African countries are both developing countries and have always been partners that help each other.“We are a natural community of shared destiny and an important power to promote the world to develop towards more fairness and justice. Our long history, splendid civilisations and traditional friendship knit us tightly together,” he said.Zhengyue further made a promise that the CPDA will continue serving as a bridge that connects people’s hearts and civil societies.This programme is expected to bring together 50 journalists from 49 developing countries from Africa and Asia Pacific.They are also set to get opportunities to visit government departments, think tanks, universities and companies to interact with government officials and attend diplomatic activities to equip them with social skills to work better.It is the 6th CAPC intake and the 4th one for CAPPC members. It is happening when the world’s second economic giant country marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.

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