Foreign media group visits Weihai
(chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2022-08-08Print Print
A total of 33 foreign media reporters from countries and regions in the Asia-Pacific region and Africa visited Weihai, Shandong province from Aug 3 to 4 to explore the coastal city's unique folk culture and vibrant economic development.
Yan Jianbo, Party secretary of Weihai, welcomed the media group and briefly introduced Weihai's economic and social development.
Weihai, with its distinctive marine resources and beautiful natural environment, is a city of civility, happiness, vitality and openness, he said.
Yan expressed hope that through the visit, the foreign reporters will gain a deeper understanding of Weihai and help to promote the city to the world, deepen friendship and cooperation between Weihai and the international community, and push the city's level of internationalization to a higher level.
During the two-day trip, the media group visited many places in the city such as the Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition Hall of the Mass Art Museum, Wego Group, Dishang Group, the Dream Sea scenic area, the Xujia village, and the Rongcheng Youth Activity Center to appreciate its stunning beauty as well as to find out more about the city's social and economic development achievements.
During their trip, foreign reporters spoke highly of Weihai's remarkable achievements in high-quality development.
"This trip gave me an insight into life in Weihai and how they use nature to lead happier lives," said Muhammad Aamir Saeed, a reporter from Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation, when learning about the city's intangible cultural heritage items.
"I have witnessed Weihai's achievements in industry, medicine, tourism and technology, and I can feel the happiness in every corner of the city. I will share my experience with my compatriots and promote Weihai's high-quality development in my home country," said Rahool Basharat, a reporter from Pakistan Television Corporation.
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Foreign reporters visit Dishang Group in Weihai. [Photo by Wang Qian/chinadaily.com.cn]