New chairman elected to Turkic-speaking countries' media union
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 28 / Trend T. Hajiyev /
The Coordination Centre of Turkic-speaking media outlets has been formed in Baku today.
The decision was made at the Second Media Forum of Turkic-Speaking Countries.
The local committees for individual countries and societies were also formed. Chairmen of local committees were automatically elected members of the Coordinating Council.
According to the procedural rules, chairman of the Press Council Aflatun Amashov was elected chairman of the media union in connection with the forum held in Baku.
Leading media outlets, including Trend Agency, the Press Council, the Mass Media State Support Fund under the Azerbaijani President and Azerbaijani Union of Journalists, were elected members of the local committee on Azerbaijan.
Then the members of the Coordinating Council were named.
The Second Media Forum of Turkic-Speaking Countries and Communities started in Baku today.
The event is organized by the Press Council and the Mass Media State Support Fund under the Azerbaijani President.
Attending the forum are representatives of Azerbaijan, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Northern Cyprus, Russian Federation's republics of Tuva, Sakha, Khakasiya, Kabardin-Balkar, Karachay-Cherkes, Tatarstan, Bashkordistan, Ukraine's Crimea Autonomous region, Moldova's Gagauz Autonomous Territory, European Turkish communities, Iraq, Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia and Kosovo.