Jeddah (UNA-OIC) – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkmenistan to Saudi Arabia Orazmuhammed Chariyev, who also serves as Turkmenistan’s Permanent Representative to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), met with Acting Director-General of the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA) Mohammed Abd Rabbo Al-Yami.
The meeting, which was held Monday virtually, featured 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 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, in addition to the UNA plan to hold a series of training sessions for media professionals over the coming period.
Chariyev said, “My country has positive experiences in cooperation with international Islamic organizations,” stressing that “there are great opportunities for cooperation with the Union in the field of highlighting Turkmenistan’s cultural and civilizational heritage to the world.”
He appreciated the Union’s role in covering the events and activities hosted by Turkmenistan, noting that this supports the efforts undertaken by the Turkmen State News Service (TSNS).
On the Turkmen side, the meeting was attended by Embassy Councilor Islam Etrekov, and II Secretary of the Embassy Kerven Kakabayev.