MANILA, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese Embassy in the Philippines donated IT equipment to Philippine Broadcasting Service (PBS) and Philippine News Agency (PNA) respectively on Wednesday to help the two media services upgrading their facilities.
At the ceremony held at the headquarters of the two agencies in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua and Philippine Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar witnessed the handover of the units of equipment including screen monitors, teleprompters, camcorders, digital cameras, and smartphones.
Andanar, on the behalf of PCOO and the two institutions, expressed his gratitude to the Chinese Embassy as well as Chinese people.
"The people-to-people discourse through the facilities of media is one of the most vital instruments for the progress," Andanar said.
Ambassador Zhao said, "People-to-people contact between our two people are the fundamental basis for the bright future of our relationship."