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CRI-China launches Dosti Channel FM 98 in collaboration with Radio Pakistan

China Radio International (CRI) has launched Dosti Channel FM 98 in Pakistan in collaboration with Radio Pakistan. A colourful ceremony was held in Islamabad on Monday evening to launch the transmission.

Director General Radio Pakistan Khurshid Ahmed Malik and Vice President CRI, Hu Bengsheng signed an agreement in this regard on this occasion.

In his address, Khurshid Malik said the initiative will strengthen and broaden cooperation between CRI and Radio Pakistan. He said cultural ties between Pakistan and China will grow further because of this channel.

Deputy Chief of Mission at the Chinese Embassy Zhao Lijian said Dosti channel will play a key role in strengthening relations between the two countries. He said Dosti channel will broadcast six hours Urdu broadcast daily for its Pakistani listeners enhancing people to people contact between Pakistan and China. He said launch of this channel will build new heights of cooperation between Radio Pakistan and CRI. (AsiaRadio Today)