Permanent Representative of Libya to OIC Kamal Bashir Dhan (left) receives Acting UNA Director-General Mohammed Abd Rabbo al-Yami
Jeddah (UNA-OIC) – Permanent Representative of the State of Libya to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Kamal Bashir Dhan received here Thursday Acting Director-General of the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA) Mohammed Abd Rabbo al-Yami.
The Libyan Representative listened to an explanation of the Union’s vision for 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.
Al-Yami reviewed the role of UNA in providing strategic media consultancy to member states through representatives of the official national news agencies. He also briefed the Jordanian diplomat on the training sessions, to be held over the coming period, which revolves around equality and fair representation of both sexes in media coverage.
For his part, Dhan appreciated the Union’s role in strengthening international media relations between the OIC member states, as well as enhancing professional links among media workers. He stressed Jordan’s keenness to provide the Union with the necessary support, in order to play its role in the media and cultural fields.