On Jul. 23, Vice President of CCTV Hu En met with Chairman of Australian Broadcasting Corporation Maurice Newman and his four entourages. Director of Editor-in-Chief’s Office Liang Xiaotao and relevant people from CCTV Office and Art Center attended the meeting.
Hu En introduced the report of CCTV on the “Culture Year” organized by Australia in China and the broadcasting of the concert for the Opening Ceremony of the Culture Year, and expected to cooperate with Australian Broadcasting Corporation to organize “Chinese Culture Year” in Australia next year. Newman indicated that, Australian Broadcasting Corporation would fully report “Chinese Culture Year” and cooperate with CCTV in related activities. Both parties agreed to enhance the cooperation in program production and other issues. During Jun. 2010 to Jun. 2011, Australia is holding “Australian Culture Year” in China; during Jun. 2011 to Jun. 2012, China will be organizing “Chinese Culture Year” in Australia.