Chinese Ambassador Jin Zhijian in Iceland Visits RUV

On May 6, Chinese Ambassador Jin Zhijian visited The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service (RUV),and met with CEO Mr. Magnús Geir Þórðarson to discuss about future cooperation.

Ambassador Jin spoke highly of the important role RUV has played in introducing China to Iceland and enhancing people to people exchanges between the two peoples. He pointed out that the Chinese Embassy was willing to offer assistance to bridge RUV with their counterparts in China and work together for further development of China-Iceland relations.

Mr. Þórðarson welcomed Ambassador Jin to visit RUV. He introduced the latest development of RUV, and expressed great interests in more exchanges and cooperation with Chinese media. With such cooperation, RUV could provide the Icelandic people with more programs on China, which will enhance their understanding on China, strengthen the mutual understanding and friendship of the two peoples, and contribute to the development of China-Iceland relations.

RUV starts broadcasting service in 1930. Now there are 2 TV channels and 3 Radio channels, which are well welcomed by the audience with great influence in Iceland.