Jeddah (UNA-OIC) – Director-General of the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA) Mohammed Abd Rabbo Al-Yami met today with Sudanese Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Adel Bashir Hassan Bashir, who also serves as Sudan’s Permanent Representative to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
During the meeting, which was held virtually, discussed activating media and training work, and providing an explanation of the Union’s vision in the coming years, which revolves around the role of UNA as a major media platform for member states, and for the advancement of the media industry, based on Islamic and media values that encourage transparency, credibility and tolerance.
The meeting also reviewed the role of the Union in providing strategic media consultancy to member states through representatives of official national news agencies, as well as the UNA plan to hold a series of training sessions for media professionals during the coming period.
For his part, the Sudanese diplomat expressed appreciation of the Union’s role in fostering international media relations between OIC member states, in addition to enhancing professional ties between media workers. He also stressed Sudan’s keenness to provide the necessary support to the Union in order to play its role in the media and cultural fields.