Damascus, SANA-The Ministry of Information and the Media Committee of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea signed Thursday a cooperation agreement in the media field.
Minister of Information, Boutros Hallaq, stressed the importance of enhancing media cooperation between the two friendly countries through implementing the agreement, hailing the stances of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in its support for Syria in the war on terrorism.
For his part , Chargé d’ affaires of DPRK Embassy in Damascus, Kim Hey Ryong, hoped that the agreement would constitute a broad turning point to develop bilateral relations between the two countries, stressing his country’s stance against the US criminal acts in Syria.
The agreement included cooperation between various institutions and media outlets in the field of news services, radio and television broadcasting, the Internet, information technology and communications, in addition to cooperation in international media meetings, including the Ministerial of the Non-Aligned Movement countries.
The agreement, which was signed on the Syrian side by Assistant Minister of Information Ahmad Dawa, and on the Korean side by the Chargé d’ affairs of the Korean Embassy included the exchange of news, various media materials, publications and audio-visual materials related to political, economic, social and cultural aspects in the two countries, in addition to exchanging visits for officials of media institutions.
MHD Ibrahim/ Mazen Eyon