KSA’s General Commission for Audiovisual Media considers Japanese model for national policy

The GCAM team held meetings with government agencies and visited a state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) theater. (GCAM via twitter)
Updated 01 October 2018
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KSA’s General Commission for Audiovisual Media considers Japanese model for national policy

  • The visit was planned in coordination with the Japan Cooperation Center for the Middle East (JCCME)

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia is studying the audiovisual landscape of Japan to design its national audiovisual policy, said a statement issued by the General Commission for Audiovisual Media (GCAM).
In this regard, it added, the GCAM dispatched a team comprising Abdulaziz Al-Hraiwil from the investment development department and Essam Al-Ghamdi from its media sector department to Japan on the occasion of Tokyo Game Show 2018.
The visit was planned in coordination with the Japan Cooperation Center for the Middle East (JCCME). The GCAM team held meetings with government agencies and visited a state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) theater /VR amusement park, Nippon Engineering College and other private firms.


Saudi king, crown prince condole with Khashoggi’s family and relatives

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Saudi king, crown prince condole with Khashoggi’s family and relatives

  • King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman talked with the son of the late journalist on Sunday

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman have extended their condolences to the family and relatives of the late journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi Press Agency reported early Monday.
King Salman expressed his deepest sympathy in a telephone call Sunday to Salah Jamal Khashoggi, the son of the 59-year-old journalist, who died in Istanbul early this month.
The crown prince also condoled with Salah Jamal Khashoggi by phone, the SPA said.
Khashoggi's son thanked the king and the crown prince, the report added. 

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir earlier said that the death of Khashoggi was the result of a “rogue operation” by people acting beyond the scope of their authority.