ULAN BATOR, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- The 9th Mongolia-China Media Forum under the theme of "Media's participation in China's Belt and Road Initiative and a new era of bilateral cooperation" will be held on Sep. 6-7 in southern Mongolia's Umnugobi Province, head of the Confederation of Mongolian Journalists said Wednesday.
The forum is aimed at strengthening friendly relations between Mongolia and China by expanding communication and coordination between the media of the two countries, Kharkhuu Mandakhbayar told Xinhua.
The annual forum has become an important platform of cooperation and exchanges in the field of media between Mongolia and China, he added.
The event is co-hosted by the Confederation of Mongolian Journalists, Governor's Office of Umnugobi, All-China Journalists Association, Chinese Embassy in Mongolia, and Press and Publication Bureau of China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
Some 200 journalists and relevant officials from the two countries are expected to attend the forum.
The forum is part of a five-day culture and tourism event called "Feel China" focusing on Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of China that also features exhibitions, cultural performances and screening of Chinese films across Mongolia.