|Published : 13 Apr 2017, 20:53:59 | Updated : 13 Apr 2017, 22:11:41|
MoUs on news exchange, media coop inked with Russia
Bangladesh and Russia on Thursday signed two memorandums of understanding (MoUs) on news exchange and media cooperation.
The first MoU sought enhanced cooperation of media of the two countries, agreeing to facilitate creation of favourable conditions for a broad and free dissemination of information.
The BSS-TASS deal aimed to exchange news and explore areas of cooperation for the development of the two national news agencies in different professional areas.
Bangladesh's Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali witnessed the signing of both the agreements. Russia's Minister for Telecommunication and Mass Communication Nikolai Nikiforov signed the first one on "cooperation in the field of mass communication" with Information Secretary Martuza Ahmed.
Chief News Editor of BSS Anisur Rahman and TASS's Deputy Editor in Chief Marat Abulkhatin signed the other instrument witnessed by the two ministers and senior officials of the two governments.
Ahead of the signing of the instruments, the Bangladesh foreign minister and the Russian information minister reviewed the bilateral relations and expected the MoUs to strengthen further the bilateral ties and create scope for people of the two countries to know each other in a more effective way. source - BSS