According to China News Service,the sixth training seminar for overseas media executives started in Beijing on August 28. Forty Chinese-language media executives and representatives from 23 countries attended the two-day training class, which was on Tibetan & Xinjiang history and culture, and then went to Xinjiang for a visit.
Zhao Yang, deputy director of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council, said at the class opening ceremony that Chinese media must strive for the right to have a voice internationally. They play a unique role in increasing China’s capacity for external communication.
Source: China News Service, August 28, 2010