(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) SOUSSE, Tunisia, Oct 26 (KUNA) -- The Arab States Broadcasting Union (APU) on Friday held a preparatory meeting ahead of the 100th Session of the Executive Council in Tunis to discuss launching a new mechanism to develop the Arab media.
آ آ آ Assistant Undersecretary of the Publications Sector at the Kuwaiti Ministry of Information and Head of the Arab States Broadcasting Union Mohammad Al-Awash said in a statement to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) and state television that "in light of the efforts of the Arab States Broadcasting Union to develop its work mechanisms in line with the current developments and challenges, we held held a meeting to evaluate work of the Higher Committee for Arab Production and the Higher Committee for Coordination between Arab satellite channels, with the participation of former Directors General of the Union.
آ آ آ He added that it was agreed on the need to reach a new clear and professional mechanism that copes with the technological and media development, which will update the Arab media and modernize its media message through involving the new media and in order to affirm Arab identity in the international arena.
آ آ آ For his part, former Director General of the APU Salahuddin Muawiya said in a similar statement that "the Union is working diligently to develop the mechanisms of joint Arab media work in coordination with the Standing Committee for Information at the League of Arab States".
He stressed that "these reform efforts have been greatly boosted by The Kuwaiti Presidency of the Union represented by Mohammed Al-Awash who contributed to the development of the Arab Media House at all levels." He explained that the meeting today discussed in detail the work of the Higher Committee for Arab Production and the Higher Committee for Coordination between the Arab satellite channels "and concluded that their response began to shrink and agreed to develop them and give a new breath to the joint Arab media with a new vision and a new mechanism."(end) ksj.tg