India and the Arab States are both set to debut at this years ABU TV Song Festival in Istanbul, Turkey.
The announcement came on the official Facebook account for this years festival. The Arab States participant will be selected by the Arab States Broadcasting Union, the exact nation that will be has not yet been announced.
India which has participated in all editions of the ABU Radio Song Festival will be taking to the stage in Istanbul. It was also announced that the India will be playing host to the first ever ABU Dancing Festival which will take place in 2016.
The total number of countries confirmed for this years festival so far is now 5.
Source: ABU TV Song Festival