Jeddah (UNA-OIC) – Consul General of the Republic of Gabon in Jeddah Abdelaziz Branly Oupolo visited on Thursday the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA), where he was received by Acting UNA Director-General Mohammed Abd Rabbo Al-Yami.
The Gabonese diplomat listened to an explanation of the Union’s vision for the coming years, which revolves around the role of UNA as a major media platform for member states, as well as 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, in addition to the UNA plan to hold a series of training sessions for media professionals during the coming period.
For his part, the Gabonese Consul General appreciated the role of the Union in strengthening international media relations between the OIC member states, in addition to enhancing professional links between media workers. He stressed his country’s keenness to provide the Union with the necessary support, in order to play its role in the media and cultural areas.