Baku, April 29, AZERTAC
“There is a need for promotion of the Turkic culture via the media. AZERTAC pays great attention to coverage of TURKSOY events,” said Secretary General of TURKSOY Dusein Kaseinov at a meeting with Director General Aslan Aslanov.
Mr Kaseinov highlighted the activity of TURKSOY, saying they carried out various events to promote culture of the Turkic speaking nations. “Coverage of these events is a significant contribution to the promotion of our common culture.”
He hailed a ceremony held in Shaki marking the city`s election as the cultural capital of the Turkic world.
TURKSOY Secretary General said close relations among the Turkic speaking agencies contributed to the promotion of culture of the Turkic speaking nations.
Director General Aslanov said AZERTAC attached great importance to developing its relationship with Turkic speaking agencies, saying they maintain active information exchange.
“AZERTAC is the founder of the Turkic Speaking News Agencies Union which was established in 1992. And we now chair the organization,” he added.
They stressed the necessity for the Turkic Speaking News Agencies Union to be supported by international Turkic speaking organizations like TURKSOY.
Deputy Head of Administration at the Ministry of Culture and Tourism Javanshir Jafarov was also present at the meeting.