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India to host 15th Asia Media Summit

India would host 15th Asia Media Summit (AMS-2018) in New Delhi from May 10-12, 2018. Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani would be the chief guest at the inaugural ceremony of the summit.

  • The summit is being organised by Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) in collaboration with its partners and international organizations.
  • Representatives from nearly 40 countries will delve on issues related to the media sector.
  • The theme of this summit is “Telling our Stories Asia and More”.
  • AMS 2018 will be jointly hosted by the following-
    1. Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
    2. Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC)
    3. Broadcast Engineering Consultants India Limited (BECIL) 
  • It aims to provide a unique opportunity to the broadcasters in Asia to share their thoughts on broadcasting and information. 
  • India is hosting the event for the first time.
  • The Summit would encourage regional and bilateral dialogue and cooperation to respond to challenges to the broadcasting sector in the region. 
  • Over 200 foreign delegates representing 39 countries and over 100 Indian delegates would participate in the event.
  • The AMS 2019 will be hosted by Philippines.

Expected Questions

Question 1. Which country would host 15th Asia Media Summit?
India

Question 2. Who would be the Chief Guest at the inaugural ceremony of the AMS 2018?
Smriti Irani

Question 3. Which country would host the 16th edition of the AMS?
Philippines

Question 4. What is the capital of Philippines?
Manila

Question 5. Who is the current PM of Philippines?
Rodrigo Duterte

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