32 countries to participate in Saudi Media Forum

Mohammed Fahad Al-Harthi. (AN file photo)
Updated 30 October 2019

32 countries to participate in Saudi Media Forum

  • The event will discuss a number of important issues including the future of the media industry

RYADH: The organizing committee of the Saudi Media Forum announced that more than 1,000 media professionals and experts from 32 countries will attend the event, which will be held from Dec. 2 to 3.
The president of the forum, Mohammed bin Fahd Al-Harthi, said that the large participation of different countries reflects the great interest of the media to follow everything that happens in the Kingdom. He added that the forum, which will be held under the umbrella of the Saudi Journalists Association, received many requests from international media outlets to participate.
Al-Harthi said that the event, which is being held in Riyadh for the first time, will discuss a number of important issues, including the future of the media industry, its role in shaping public opinion and its impact on society. The forum will shed light on the digital transformation in media institutions, the future of the television industry in the era of on-demand viewing and cross-border media campaigns.

 


Saudi envoy receives Libyan ambassador to the UN

Updated 18 January 2020

Saudi envoy receives Libyan ambassador to the UN

NEW YORK: Abdallah Al-Mouallimi, Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative to the UN, held talks in New York with Taher El-Sonni, Libya’s UN ambassador and permanent representative. 

The two sides discussed issues of mutual concern and latest political developments in the region. 

Al-Mouallimi congratulated El-Sonni for his new apppointment and conveyed the Saudi leadership’s best wishes for prosperity, stability and progress to the Libyan people. 

Al-Mouallimi reiterated Saudi Arabia’s rejection of any foreign interference in the Libyan affairs, adding that Riyadh will continue to push all concerned parties to reach a political solution that guarantees the unity of Libya and saves
people’s lives.