Turkish, Malaysian, Chinese, Iraqi, Syrian news agencies chiefs arrive in Tehran for OANA meeting

Tehran, Sept 2, IRNA – Managing directors and CEOs of Turkish, Malaysian, Chinese, Iraqi and Syrian news agencies arrived in Tehran to attend the 43rd OANA Executive Board Meeting.

OANA meeting is to open in Tehran on Monday and will end on September 5.

OANA was set up in 1961 with the aim of facilitating information dissemination among regional states and currently 44 news agencies from 35 countries are members of the media grouping.

Managing directors and chief executive officers of the Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA) have arrived in Tehran to participate at the 43rd Executive Board Meeting of the Asian media alliance.

The managing directors and the CEOs of 14 OANA news agencies, including Oman's ONA, Qatar's QNA, Mongolia's Montsame, Kazakhstan's Kazinform, Azerbaijan Republic's Azertac, South Korea's Yonhap, Japan's Kyodo, Vietnam's VNA and Indonesia's Antara arrived in the Iranian capital on Sunday.

Aslan Aslanov, OANA President along with Youssef Ibrahim Abdulrahman Al Maleki General Manager of Qatar News Agency and VNA Director General Nguyễn Đức Lợi are among the first to arrive in Tehran at the head of media delegations.

CEOs of four other OANA news agencies are scheduled to arrive in the Iranian capital within next hours.

Chaired by the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), the OANA meeting is scheduled to be held from September 3-5.
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