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One of world's top selling newspapers set for UAE launch

The People's Daily in China looks at publishing move to serve 200,000 expats.

One of world's top selling newspapers set for UAE launch
NEW ARRIVAL: The Peoples Daily of China is looking to start publishing in the UAE.

One of the world's biggest selling newspapers could soon be published in the UAE, it has been announced.

A delegation from the People's Daily of China, which boasts a circulation of three million, has met with the National Media Council and discussed the possibility of publishing an overseas edition of the newspaper in the UAE, news agency WAM reported.

The publishers said the paper would cater for the 200,000 Chinese expatriates living and working in the country.

People's Daily began publishing in June 1948 and is currently among the world's top 10 selling papers, according to UNESCO figures.

NMC director general Ibrahim Al Abed promised the delegation cooperation within the framework of the country's media rules and regulations.

Nicholas 10 years ago

It's big thing for chinese who are living and working in the U.A.E. I like to read this newspaper when I was worked in China. and it's very happy to hear about this news.