First Meeting of the Ministers and High Officials in charge of Information and Media of the Turkic Council has kicked off in Astana.
SIA reports that Azerbaijani President's Aide Ali Hasanov, Minister of Culture, Information and Tourism of the Kyrgyz Republic H.E. Altynbek Maksutov, Minister of Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Asset Issekeshev, Director General of the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation Şenol Göka attended the event. The Meeting was moderated by Ambassador Ramil Hasanov, the Secretary General of the Turkic Council.
The Ministers and High Officials stressed the importance of developing cooperation in media and information sphere among the Member States of the Turkic Council, and its crucial role in promoting the communication and mutual understanding and raising the political, cultural, economic and social awareness about the Member States.
They also expressed their support for cooperation among national news agencies, periodicals, television and radio networks both public and private, as well as the unions of journalists through holding forums, seminars, workshops, training programs and exploring new opportunities for further cooperation.