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20th international press expo wraps up in Tehran

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The 20th International Exhibition of the Press, News Agencies and Information Websites has come to a close in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

A number of high-ranking Iranian officials, including new director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) Mohammad Sarafraz, attended the closing ceremony of the event held at the Imam Khomeini Grand Prayer Grounds in Tehran on Friday.

Representatives from numerous Iranian and foreign newspapers and periodicals as well as news agencies participated in this year’s exhibition. About 560 private and state-run media took part in the event.

The Associated Press (AP), Time Magazine, the Agence France Presse (AFP), Turkey’s Anadolu news agency, Lebanon’s Al-Manar televison, China’s Phoenix channel and Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen from Germany were among the foreign media outlets that participated in the exhibition.

Over 10 educational workshops and sessions were also held on the sidelines of the press exhibition which kicked off on November 8 and ran for a week.

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