By Laman Ismayilova
Azerbaijan Culture Minister Anar Karimov has received Regional
Representative of CNN TV for Africa and CIS Imran Ahmad and the
channel's account director Zara Driss.
During the meeting, the CNN representatives praised the current
state of partnership with the ministry. and the implementation of
new projects in this regard.
The sides noted that the Azerbaijani Culture Ministry and CNN TV
are in close cooperation to promote Azerbaijan's historical and
cultural values worldwide.
As part of this collaboration, a series of video reports
highlighting mugham art as well Azerbaijani carpets have been
broadcast by CNN this year.
Anar Karimov expressed his gratitude to CNN for the channel's
contribution to promoting Azerbaijani culture.
He recalled that the city of Shusha was declared the Cultural
capital of the Turkic World for 2023 during the meeting of the
Permanent Council of Culture Ministers of the International
Organization of Turkic Culture (TURKSOY) member states.
Speaking at the meeting, he stressed the importance of wider
dissemination of information about Chovgan - the ancient
Azerbaijani traditional Karabakh horse-riding game that was
inscribed on the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in
Need of Urgent Safeguarding.
The sides also discussed the promotion of Azerbaijani culture in
the upcoming years.
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