China sets up federation for Internet-related social organizations
BEIJING, May 9 (Xinhua) -- China's Internet-related social organizations formed a national confederation on Wednesday.
The organization, named the China Federation of Internet Societies (CFIS), consists of 300 organizations involved in Internet affairs, including 23 national organizations and 277 local ones, said a CFIS press release.
The CFIS will carry out its duties to provide political guidance for member organizations, encourage them to improve operations, help them express their needs and protect their interests, oversee operations of member organizations, and promote development of Party organizations in the industry, said Ren Xianliang, CFIS president, at the inauguration ceremony.
The CFIS is supervised by the Cyberspace Administration of China.