On 21 February 2022, Director General of Trend News Agency, Mr. Ilgar Huseynov and Head of Foreign Projects Directorate, Mr. Rufiz Hafizoglu visited the TURKPA Secretariat and met with Secretary General Mr. Mehmet Süreyya Er.
Mr. Huseynov briefed on the broad activities of the Trend News Agency in the Caucasus and Caspian regions, as well as the Central Asia and Europe, including the ongoing projects of the Agency. He particularly drew attention to the unique digital project "Turkic World", a media platform combining news from Turkic States, created on the initiative of the Trend News Agency and the Turkish Albayrak Media Group. It was informed that the official state media agencies of the Turkic States has already joined the platform which operates in 8 languages.
Expressing his pleasure with the visit, Secretary General welcomed the initiatives of the Trend News Agency on the involvement of media outlets of Turkic States in a common media platform. Secretary General emphasized the significance of cooperation in the field of media among the Turkic States and expressed his confidence for successful operation of the platform.
The parties exchanged views on the further active cooperation.