Media executives in Turkey for summit

26 May, 2022 - 00:05 0 Views
Media executives in Turkey for summit Ambassador Alfred Mutiwazuka,

The Herald

Herald Reporter

Zimbabwean media executives are part of officials from 45 countries meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, to discuss ways of improving media coverage between the European country and the African continent.

The Türkiye-Africa Media Summit has brought together over 100 media executives, journalists and other opinion makers from Africa and representatives from Türkiye’s official institutions, non-governmental organisations, think-tanks, media, and the private sector.

The summit was opened by Turkey’s director of communications, Professor Fahrettin Altima, who spoke about the country’s perspective on its relations with Africa, recent developments in journalism and global challenges.

Zimbabwe is being represented by media executives from Zimpapers, ZBC, Associated Newspapers of Zimbabwe and Alpha Media Holdings.

Speaking on the side-lines of the summit, Zimbabwe’s Ambassador to Turkey, Alfred Mutiwazuka, said Zimbabwe’s relations with Turkey had been growing in various areas including trade, economic investment, education, transport, among other areas.

Zimbabwe’s relations with Turkey are on a growth trajectory in various areas including trade, economic investment, education, transport, among other areas. Ambassador Mutiwazuka said a number of companies have expressed interest in investing in the construction sector, particularly building malls.

He added that in terms of the Turkish construction company, Yapi Merkez, the company visited Zimbabwe for a needs assessment for the entire rail sector, and has crafted a report that would be availed to the Government.

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