Chinese Ambassador to Iceland Jin Zhijian Visits Iceland Mainstream Media

On August 27, Chinese Ambassador Jin Zhijian visited several private mainstream media of SYN, the parent company of Vodafone, and met with Mr. Þórir Guðmundsson, editor in chief of Stöð 2 Television、 and Bylgjan Radio to discuss about future cooperation.

Ambassador Jin spoke highly of the positive role played by the above mentioned media in the social development of Iceland and their cooperation with Chinese national television CCTV. The Chinese Embassy was willing to strengthen the cooperation with these media and help more Icelandic people gain more understanding of China through Ambassador's interview, signed articles and participation in the television and radio shows.

Mr. Guðmundsson welcomed Ambassador Jin's visit. He introduced the development of Stöð 2、 and Bylgjan, and expressed great interests to exchange ideas with the Embassy on the topics of mutual interests.

From December, 2017, Stöð 2、 and Bylgjan were purchased from 365 media group by SYN. The above mentioned media have many subscribers with strong social influence in Iceland.