Ambassador Zhao Jianhua meets with PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar
Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua met with Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Hon. Martin Andanar on February 27, 2017, and the two sides exchanged views on improving media cooperation between China and the Philippines.
Ambassador Zhao briefed Hon. Andanar on the latest development of the implementation of the MOU signed between the State Council Information Office and PCOO during President Duterte's state visit to China last year. Zhao said that future cooperation would include media training programme in China, joint shooting of documentaries and mutual visits by the two countries government information agencies, etc. According to the Ambassador, "it is important to the Filipinos to understand the Philippine government's policies and China-Philippines relationship.
Meanwhile, PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar gave his sincerest gratitude for the willingness of China to cooperate in improving China-Philippine media relations.
During the turnover ceremony afterwards, on behalf of the Chinese Embassy, H.E. Zhao Jianhua donated 450 radios to the PCOO in Manila on February 27, 2017.