Director General of TRT Sobaci: “We Bring Up Global Problems to World’s Agenda”

Director General of TRT Mehmet Zahid Sobaci made salient statements in the opening speech of the 5th TRT World Forum. Sobaci, highlighting that they strive to be the voice of disadvantaged geographies, societies and individuals with their human-centered broadcasting approach, said "We have to develop new ideas and set new goals through international platforms such as the TRT World Forum."

Director General of TRT Mehmet Zahid Sobaci underlined that although there are some physical barriers due to the COVID-19 pandemic, today, the world needs more dialogue, discussions, collective reasoning, exchange of ideas and developing a new approach more than ever in the opening speech of the 5th TRT World Forum, being held with the theme "Power and Paradox: Understanding Grand Strategy in the 21st Century".

"Since the end of the 20th century, states have faced a number of common problems that they have never encountered before, cannot solve with their own internal mechanisms, and bears a concern for all humanity. Intricate problems that transcend national borders such as global terrorism, pandemics such as Covid-19, ecological disasters, global warming, cybercrimes and cyber-attacks, mass migrations and income inequalities have presented multidimensional crises and threats to the global political and economic system. Today, cooperation and interdependence come to the fore for solving problems on an international scale. The effectiveness of the global economic and political system depends on a high-level, comprehensive, and uninterrupted global cooperation."

"We strive to be the voice of disadvantaged geographies, societies, and individuals with our human-centered broadcasting approach"

Sobaci, emphasizing that crises, problems, and...

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