A delegation from Xinhua, China’s state-run news agency, led by Yuan Bingzhong, Deputy President of Xinhua News Agency, paid a visit to the headquarters of Daily News Egypt in Cairo, on Sunday.
This visit highlights the strong and strategic ties between the Arab Republic of Egypt and the People’s Republic of China, as well as the ongoing media and press exchange between the two institutions.
The Xinhua delegation was warmly received by Daily News Egypt’s Executive Editor Mohamed Samir Khedr.
“We are honoured to have Xinhua visit our headquarters and strengthen our ties with this esteemed news agency,” Khedr said.
During their visit, the Xinhua delegation was given a tour of the Daily News Egypt office and met with journalists. They also discussed the global media landscape and the importance of cooperation between the two media organizations in promoting cultural exchange and understanding between Egypt and China.
Yuan Bingzhong, Deputy President of Xinhua News Agency, expressed his appreciation for the warm welcome. “We are impressed with Daily News Egypt’s commitment to providing high-quality news and information to its readers,” said Bingzhong. “We look forward to continuing our cooperation with Daily News Egypt in the future.”
In 2019, the two institutions signed cooperation agreement for media and expertise exchange.
About Daily News Egypt
The first issue of Daily News Egypt was published in May 2005. It is the only independent English daily newspaper in Egypt. Daily News Egypt is a leading newspaper in the Middle East and Africa, with a readership of over 600,000 people monthly, and a reach that extends to all corners of the region.
About Xinhua News Agency
The news agency was established on Nov. 7, 1931, as the Red China News Agency, changing to its current name in 1937. After the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949, Xinhua became the state news agency. It is also an international news agency in various areas and fields, with 35 offices across China, seven regional offices, and more than 170 offices around the world, staffed by thousands of Chinese and local reporters working on 24-hour news coverage.