Audiovisual commission signs MoU with iflix to boost Saudi media production

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Audiovisual Media (GCAM) signed a MoU with iflix Middle East and North Africa Company to boost Saudi media production. (SPA)
Updated 10 September 2018
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Audiovisual commission signs MoU with iflix to boost Saudi media production

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Audiovisual Media (GCAM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Sunday with iflix Middle East and North Africa Company to boost Saudi media production.
The agreement seeks to “develop Saudi talents by helping the company find local producers, directors, actors and writers in the field of audiovisual media,” said the authority’s statement.
It also aims to support the talented by developing, promoting and distributing their works throught the iflix entertainment service.
The agreement was signed by the GCAM Director General of Media Sector Development, Jassim Alharoon, and the Director of Operations at iflix, Mark Allan Burt.


Saudi Arabia’s Zamzam water initative launched for Hajj

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Saudi Arabia’s Zamzam water initative launched for Hajj

  • The initiative will be carried out under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah
  • The Spokesperson of the Al-Zamazema office, Amir bin Faisal Obaid, said that the initiative will provide Zamzam water to pilgrims

DUBAI: The undersecretary of the Hajj Ministry for Religious Affairs, Hussein Al-Sharif, sponsored “Al-Zamzami Al Sagheer” initiative and program launched by Al-Zamazema office.

The Spokesperson of the Al-Zamazema office, Amir bin Faisal Obaid, said that the initiative will provide Zamzam water to pilgrims. 

Zamzam water comes from the Zamzam well located in the Masjid Al-Haram in Makkah. It is believed in the Islamic faith that it is a miraculously generated source of water from God.
Saudi Arabia aims to provide the pilgrims with high quality and efficient services, a statement by the Al-Zamazema office said. 

The efforts are in line with the current developments taking place in the Kingdom under King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammad, the statement added. 
Services will be provided to all pilgrims coming from outside the Kingdom.

The initiative will be carried out under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah.