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Preparation for Arab Media Day concludes in Cairo.

CAIRO, Sept 7 (KUNA) -- Arab media experts responsible for preparing for Arab Media Day concluded their first meeting which was headed by UAE on Monday. Chairman of the UAE Journalist Association, Mohammad Yousef stressed in a press statement, after the meeting that was held at the Arab League headquarters, on the importance of celebrating Arab Media Day set by Arab Information Ministers in their 46th session held in Cairo. Meanwhile, he suggested the establishment of Arab Media Forum to discuss issues that concern Arab media. He affirmed the importance of media rule in enlightening the communities subjectively and transparently. He added that Arab media experts agreed to adopt "Media Role in Fighting Terrorism" as a slogan for Arab Media Day which will be held on April 21, 2016. Meanwhile, Assistant Secretary General, Head of Media and Communication sector at League of Arab states, Haifa Abu Ghazalah, pointed out the Arab Media Award for 2016 will be given to printed press, TV and radio and modern media. The events will also honor elite media figures and journalist who had fallen victims in conflict zones. (end) mfm.fh.nfm

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Date:Sep 7, 2015
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