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Saudi Arabia to host IINA meeting
02 : 39 PM - 12/10/2017

Jeddah, Oct. 12 (BNA): The 25th Meeting of the Executive Council and the 5th Session of the General Assembly of the International Islamic News Agency (IINA), a specialized media organ of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), will be held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Due to take place on October 14-15, the meetings will be chaired by Saudi Minister of Culture and Information and Chairman of IINA Executive Council Dr. Awwad bin Saleh Al Awwad, in the presence of OIC Secretary General Dr. Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen, will discuss the plan to rejuvenate IINA and transform it into a Union, as well as the Comprehensive Action Plan within the OIC Programme of Action 2025.

The meetings will also discuss the role of news agencies in member states in supporting the cause of Palestine and Jerusalem; supporting the joint work of the national news agencies in the member states; the role of IINA Training Centre in supporting the capabilities of media professionals from the member news agencies; the role of news agencies in combating terrorism and Islamophobia; the participation in the OIC Prize for outstanding media professionals; and the role of news agencies in supporting the implementation of the OIC Program for Africa, IINA said today.


BNA 1130 GMT 2017/10/12

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