China Radio International launched an overseas radio station in Katmandu, capital city of Nepal, bringing the number of its overseas stations to 80.
CRI held an inauguration ceremony at its headquarters in Beijing, China last week. Li Wei, Vice Minister of the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television, stressed the significance of the Katmandu station, saying the launch of the station marks CRI's enhanced influence and competitiveness.
The newly launched station will broadcast in Nepalese for 18 hours each day. It will provide Nepali audiences with programs produced locally, bringing them the latest and most comprehensive news and information about China.
(Source : Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union)