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Mongolian media delegate visits Yonhap to promote cooperation

All News 16:28 April 29, 2016

By Chung Joo-won

SEOUL, April 29 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's No. 1 newswire Yonhap News Agency and top representatives from Mongolia's media agreed Friday to enhance media content for global readers by strengthing cooperative ties.

A Mongolian delegation of 10, including Confederation of Mongolian Journalists vice president Khurelbaatar Batkhishig and Undesnii Shuudan chief editor Dashtseren Zayabat, visited Yonhap headquarters in central Seoul.

The guided tour kicked off with a presentation on Yonhap's domestic and overseas operation.

"I was particularly impressed with Yonhap's global newswire services in six different languages," said Batkhishig during the group tour of Yonhap's news rooms and broadcasting studios.

Batkhishig welcomed active exchange of media insight between Yonhap and Mongolian media outlets. Mongolian broadcasting media Contents & Gogo.com is particularly positive about such exchange, he added.

Yonhap began providing news content since 1980 as the country's leading newswire agency, employing some 590 reporters.

The South Korean media company played a leading role in covering the Seoul Olympics in 1988, an economic milestone for Asia's fourth largest economy.

With 50 correspondents operating in 33 cities of 25 countries, Yonhap currently provides newswire services to 83 news agencies around the world in English, Chinese, Japanese, Arabian, Spanish and French.

jwc@yna.co.kr
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