General Commission for Audiovisual Media classifies media content as per KSA’s policies

The Kingdom is also studying the audiovisual landscape of Japan to design its national audiovisual policy. (Supplied)
Updated 05 November 2018

General Commission for Audiovisual Media classifies media content as per KSA’s policies

  • Saudi Arabia is taking measures to boost cultural activities and to promote media production in the Kingdom

JEDDAH: The General Commission for Audiovisual Media (GCAM) has completely classified and licensed 254 items of media content during the third quarter of 2018, including 51 films, 116 electronic games, and 87 licensed games.
GCAM said in press statement that the aim of the content classification is to identify and specify the nature of the contents presented, as well as to clarify its relevance to the age groups in line with the values, social ethics and the media policy of the Kingdom.
Saudi Arabia is taking measures to boost cultural activities and to promote media production in the Kingdom.
The Kingdom is also studying the audiovisual landscape of Japan to design its national audiovisual policy.
Recently, GCAM signed a memorandum of understanding with iflix Middle East and North Africa Company to boost Saudi media production.


Organization of Islamic Cooperation says Florida shooting does not represent tolerant values of Saudis

Updated 07 December 2019

Organization of Islamic Cooperation says Florida shooting does not represent tolerant values of Saudis

RIYADH: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) expressed Saturday sorrow over the shooting in Florida that killed three and injured several others.

The shooting by a Saudi aviation student took place at the US naval base in Pensacola, Florida. The attacker was shot and killed by police.

The organization condemned the attack in a statement, and stressing that the shooter did not represent the tolerant Islamic values of the Saudi people and all Muslims who believe in “tolerance and moderation.”

The Secretary-General of the OIC, Yousef Al-Othaimeen, offered condolences to the families of the victims and expressed his wishes for a speedy recovery for the injured.