Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union(ABU) – UPSC Prelims

  • ABU was established in 1964 as a non-profit, non-governmental, non- political, professional association with a mandate to assist the development of broadcasting in the region.
  • Objective: To promote the collective interests of television and radio broadcasters as well as key industry players and facilitate regional and international media co-operation.
  • Headquarters: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Why in news? Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Sekhar Vempati has been elected as Vice President of Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union(ABU).
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