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IAA President Attends Social Media Workshop
08 : 59 PM - 13/12/2011
Manama- Dec 13 (BNA) Information Affairs Authority (IAA) President Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al-Khalifa today stressed the importance of optimizing the use of social networking websites in promoting Bahrain's landmark achievements in all fields.

He stressed the positive cyber interaction of ministries and state institutions to provide accurate information.
Shaikh Fawaz was speaking on the sidelines of a workshop spotlighting the importance of social networking websites.
The IAA organized the training scheme at Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa in cooperation with International Social Media Club.
Social media savvy David Bullock, author of Barack 2.0 addressed the participants on the "use of social media in Government departments. "The workshop is part of IAA plans to promote expertise and organize specialized courses for media officials and spokesmen at different Government departments", Shaikh Fawaz said, stressing the crucial importance of new media forms.
David Bullock shed light on the American experience in optimizing the use of social networks for media marketing. He also signed copies of his book "Barack 2.0" for participants in the workshop.

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