ISLAMABAD, Aug 18 (APP): The Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) and Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) of Iran Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote media cooperation between the two countries.
Managing Director APP Akhtar Munir and Iranian Ambassador Syed Mohammad Ali Hosseini inked the document on behalf of the national news agencies of their respective countries, at a signing ceremony here.
Federal Minister for Commerce Syed Naveed Qamar and the visiting Iranian Minister for Roads and Urban Development Rostam Ghasemi witnessed the signing of the MoU.
Under the MoU the two wire services will exchange news, videos, photographs for further distribution amongst their respective subscribers.
The two national wire services will also conduct reciprocal professional training of their staff to share and exchange each other’s experience.