Ukrinform: Baku congress source of vast experience (PHOTO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 17
By Anakhanum Hidayatova - Trend:
The 5th News Agencies World Congress held in Baku gives a lot in the professional aspect, it gives vast experience, Oleksandr Kharchenko, director general of the National News Agency of Ukraine (Ukrinform), told Trend Nov. 17.
“One can understand the secrets of development of media giants, get acquainted with its technologies and working methods in detail,” he said. “It is also important that you are among people that are growing, searching, experimenting, and you adopt a lot from them.”
It is only possible to gain so much experience in a short period of time during such events, Kharchenko added.
Azerbaijan is hosting the 5th News Agencies World Congress, the 16th General Assembly of the Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA) and the 22nd Session of the Council of CIS Heads of News Agencies.
Azerbaijan is represented in the events by Trend and AzerTAc news agencies.
Co-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Azerbaijan’s state news agency AzerTAc, these events bring together heads and officials of about 100 news agencies, international media experts, and officials from UNESCO and regional media organizations.