On November 23, 2020, the Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan R.Meredov met via videoconferencing with the Chairman of the Interstate Television and Radio Company “Mir” R.Batyrshin.
During the meeting, the parties considered the cooperation on information exchange and collaboration in the area of mass media. It was stated that during his official statements, the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has on various occasions stated the importance of expanding collaboration between Turkmenistan and the foreign states, as well as the international structures in the informational sphere.
Turkmenistan regards the “Mir” as one of the leading television and radio broadcasting companies with an audience of many millions, which carries out an important mission in strengthening political, economic and cultural-humanitarian ties between the countries and people.
The parties discussed the practical collaboration between the State Committee of Turkmenistan on Television, Radio Broadcasting and Cinematography and the Interstate Television and Radio Company “Mir.”
Upon the outcomes of the meeting, the Agreement on cooperation in the area of information policy between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and the Interstate Television and Radio Company “Mir,” as well as the Agreement on cooperation between the State Committee of Turkmenistan on Television, Radio Broadcasting and Cinematography and the Interstate Television and Radio Company “Mir” were signed.
It is worthwhile to note that the signing of these documents serves a vital step towards widening the audience of the Turkmen mass media through allocation of news and information-analytical materials on the “Mir” resources, the broadcasting of which encompasses tens of countries across the world.