Jeddah (UNA-OIC) – Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Saudi Arabia Shahin Abdullayev, who also serves as Azerbaijan’s Permanent Representative to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Thursday visited the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA), where he was received by Acting UNA Director-General Mohammed Abd Rabbo Al-Yami.
The Azerbaijani diplomat listened to a detailed explanation of the Union’s vision in the coming years, which revolves around its role as a major media platform for member states, and the advancement of the media industry based on Islamic and media values that encourage transparency, credibility and tolerance.
The meeting also reviewed the Union’s role in providing strategic media consultancy to member states through representatives of the official national news agencies, in addition to holding a series of training sessions for the benefit of media professionals over the coming period.
Ambassador Abdullayev appreciated the Union’s role in strengthening international media relations among the OIC member states, as well as fostering professional links between media workers. He also affirmed Azerbaijan’s keenness to provide the Union with the necessary support, in order to assume its role in the media and cultural domains.