China associates with Venezuela for broadcaster training, program exchange

MUMBAI: Venezuela and China have signed a mutual agreement on program exchange and training of television and radio broadcast professionals.

The deal was signed between Venezuelan communications minister William Lara, and deputy head of China's State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) Tian Jin, said a Venezuelan communications ministry statement.

As per the agreement, Venezuela will broadcast two channels of Central China Television programs in Venezuela and will also have access to China Radio International's programs in a variety of languages. "Radio, television and cinema are the frontline" of Venezuela's revolution, and the Latin American country needs China's know how to fight on this terrain", said Lara.

Tian expressed hope that the cultural and information exchange would boost friendship between the two nations, as radio and television are the easiest ways to get information.

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