Abu Dhabi: In line with its strategy to build strong partnerships with prominent international media groups and establish an advanced, sustainable model for professional cooperation, the UAE’s official news agency, the Emirates News Agency (WAM) has partnered with the China Media Group (CMG) to enhance joint cooperation in news exchange as part of WAM’s strategy to build strong partnerships with prominent international media groups and establish an advanced, sustainable model for professional cooperation.
The Agreement which was signed by Mr. Mohammed Jalal Al Rayssi, Director-General of WAM, and CMG President Mr. Shen Haixiong will see the two media institution share free news feed, where the CMG will receive WAM daily service in English and other languages for purposes of use and distribution on its media platforms and through those of its partners, while WAM will receive CMG news bulletin to use and distribute on its media channels.
The association will also pave way for joint training programs for editors, journalists and technicians with the aim of exchanging experiences and sharpening their skills.
Speaking about the agreement, Mr. Mohammed Jalal Al Rayssi, Director-General of WAM emphasized that the UAE and the People’s Republic of China share solid historical relations and a strategic partnership that has produced many remarkable achievements in all fields.
Mr. Al Rayssi further added that the CMG boasts of a career full of professional achievements, and this agreement will contribute to strengthening media cooperation between the two sides and exploring new avenues of joint work.
The WAM Official highlighted that the organization will the opportunity of the UAE hosting of the first edition of the Global Media Congress next November to build a wide network of cooperation relations with its partners in the world and will look forward to the participation of various Chinese media institutions in this prominent global event, which provides an ideal platform for exploring the future of the sector and wider horizons for joint cooperation between these various institutions.