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Mango TV and China Arab TV partner to support Belt and Road initiative

From left: Xie Lin, Vice President, Mango TV with Mahmoud Aljazzaa, Senior Consultant – China Arab TV.

Mango TV, an emerging media platform owned by China’s Hunan Broadcasting System, formalised the first strategic cooperation with China Arab TV (CATV) in Dubai.

Commenting on the event, Cai Zhenhong, Hunan Provincial Committee Standing Committee Member and Director of Hunan Publicity Department, said: “The cooperation between Mango TV and CATV broadens the channels as a bridge for communication and cooperation between Hunan and the United Arab Emirates, and to a larger extent, between China and the Middle East.”

During the ceremony, the documentary Belt and Road·View of Hunan Province was screened demonstrating the achievements and communication undertaken by China and the United Arab Emirates under the Belt and Road Initiative.

According to Lyu Huanbin, Party Committee Secretary and Director of Hunan Broadcasting System as well as Party Committee Secretary and President of the Golden Eagle Broadcasting System, the strategic cooperation between Mango TV and CATV will include efforts to export Chinese culture.

As a satellite TV station in Dubai, CATV covers a potential audience of 500 million viewers from 22 Arab countries.

Commenting on the channel, a senior consultant of CATV, said: “The Chinese films and television are favoured by more and more Arabian audiences, and exchanges across the board between China and the UAE are getting closer.”