Riyadh hosts pan-Arab media meetings
Author: ARAB NEWSID: 1546804476172604600Sun, 2019-01-06 22:53
JEDDAH: The 92nd session of the Arab Media Standing Committee and the 10th session of the Arab Information Ministers Council Executive Office will be held in Riyadh from Jan. 7-9, the Arab Leagues Secretariat General announced on Sunday.
The sessions will be organized in partnership with the Saudi Media Ministry as part of celebrating Riyadh as the Arab Media Capital for 2018-2019, the Secretariat General said.
It added that its delegation will be headed by Badr Al-Din Alali, secretary-general of the Arab Leagues Social Affairs Sector.
Among the issues that the meetings will discuss are the Palestinian cause, Arab media strategies, and the Arab Leagues participation in the 50th Cairo International Book Fair this year, he said.
The Executive Office is chaired by Saudi Arabia. Its members include Jordan, the UAE, Tunisia, Sudan, Somalia, Iraq, Egypt, and the Arab Leagues Secretariat General, whose delegation includes Fawzi Al-Ghwail, director of the Technical Department of the Council of Arab Information Ministers.
Earlier, Saudi Arabia affirmed the importance of media strategies to combat extremism.