BRICS media urged to focus on global development cooperation at high-level forum-Xinhua

BRICS media urged to focus on global development cooperation at high-level forum

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2022-07-08 23:15:27

BEIJING, July 8 (Xinhua) -- Media outlets of BRICS countries were urged on Friday to focus on global development cooperation at the Fifth BRICS Media Forum held in Beijing.

Huang Kunming, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and head of the Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee, attended the forum and delivered a speech.

Huang said that Chinese President Xi Jinping has recently made important speeches on strengthening BRICS cooperation and advancing global development. These speeches have drawn a new blueprint for and injected new impetus into BRICS cooperation and development, he added.

Citing the responsibilities and missions entrusted to the BRICS media by the times and the common expectations of people from across the world, Huang called on media outlets of BRICS countries to champion development, focus on global development cooperation, and work together to forge a united, equal, balanced and inclusive global development partnership.

Huang urged efforts to consolidate the foundation of solidarity, promote the pursuit of the vision of common, comprehensive, cooperative and sustainable security, and provide more stabilizing and positive momentum for jointly building a community of security for humanity.

Huang also called for efforts to build a bridge of friendship, carry forward the BRICS spirit of openness, inclusiveness and win-win cooperation, and boost the BRICS cooperation.

Hosted by Xinhua News Agency, the Fifth BRICS Media Forum was themed "Building BRICS Consensus, Promoting Global Development." Nearly 300 representatives from more than 170 media outlets and institutions in 73 countries and regions attended the forum either online or offline.