Sharif meets Arab League Assistant Secretary General.
Amman, Oct. 21 (Petra) -- Minister of State for Media Affairs and
Communications, Nabil Sharif, on Wednesday discussed with Arab League
Assistant Secretary General for Media Affairs ,Muhammad Al Khumeilshi,
preparations underway for holding the extraordinary meeting of Arab
media ministers, scheduled to be held next January to discuss the
establishment of a general commission for Arab media. Sharif, who is
also Government Spokesman, highlighted the importance of efforts in this
field as they bolster joint Arab discourse and promote Arab media to
show achievements of the Arab World in all fields as well as help defend
Arab issues, at the forefront of which is the Palestinian case. The
minister outlined developments that the Jordanian media has witnessed
over the past few years, especially laws and legislations aimed at
fostering freedom and encouraging media pluralism.
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