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ABU holds its congress in Paro

Published on May 06 2009 // Media Monitor

Paro, May 06, 2009: The eleventh congress of the Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) concluded here in Paro on Tuesday. The congress is held every two years.

The congress discussed the technical, economical and other kinds of constraints and challenges faced by the broadcasting companies across the world and measures to be taken to ease the situation.

Future strategies and union’s finance management, including sponsors for its activities, were also primary agenda of the congress.

Established 1964, the union has 194 members from 57 countries including Iran, Korea, Malaysia, Macau, Mongolia, Japan and Indonesia. Bhutan Broadcasting Service Corporation is one of the union members.

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