ANKARA

The Turkish Cypriot premier on Thursday telephoned the head of Anadolu Agency to wish the agency a happy 100th birthday.

Ersin Tatar, prime minister of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), congratulated and wished all success to Senol Kazanci, the agency’s director general, said sources.

Anadolu Agency, established on April 6, 1920 by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founding father of the Turkish Republic, this year is celebrating its 100th anniversary.

The Ankara-based news agency disseminates news across the globe with impartiality, professionalism, and speed.

One of the world’s most prestigious news agencies, it currently produces content in 13 languages and serves 6,000 subscribers in 100 countries with at least 3,000 employees around the world.

* Writing by Erdogan Cagatay Zontur

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