Their Excellencies the Ministers of Information of the GCC States held their twenty-fifth meeting – today by videoconference – under the chairmanship of His Excellency the Minister of Trade and Minister of Information in charge of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Chair of the current session), Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi, and with the participation of His Excellencies Minister of Culture and Youth of the United Arab Emirates Noura bint Mohammed Al-Kaabi, Minister of Information of the Kingdom of Bahrain Dr. Ramzan bin Abdullah Al Nuaimi, HE Minister of Information of the Sultanate of Oman, Dr. Abdullah bin Nasser Al-Harassi, Director General Qatar Media Corporation, Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Thani bin Khaled Al Thani and Deputy Minister of Information for the State of Kuwait, Muhammad Badr bin Naji and HE Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council Dr. Nayef Falah Mubarak Lajraf.
The Ministers expressed their sincere gratitude, appreciation and gratitude to Their Majesties and Highnesses, the leaders of the GCC countries – God bless and keep them – for their wise leadership and desire to advance the process of media work.
Joint cooperation and development to achieve the high goals of the Cooperation Council, presented in deepening cooperation, interdependence and integration between the GCC states, continuing the desired sustainable development and strengthening regional and global security and stability.
Their Excellencies, the ministers considered a number of important general issues in the field of media, the main of which is the implementation of decisions taken by the Supreme Council and the Council of Ministers, and also discussed a strategic plan for joint cooperation in the field of media in the GCC countries. (2023-2030 AD), as well as based on the results of meetings of specialized committees in various areas of the media, the Ministers approved joint programs and projects presented on the agenda, including Persian Gulf radio and television programs, cooperation projects between news agencies , electronic media and cooperation in the field of foreign media, as well as coordination and cooperation in technical and engineering areas related to reception and broadcasting channels and the media. Production Corporation of the Cooperation Council Countries The ministers made decisions related to the projects and plans of the two institutions and the promotion of their media mission within the framework of the joint media work system of the Gulf countries.
The ministers touched on what happened in the previous period, when some global digital platforms violated the control over content and advertising in a way that was not in line with religious and moral values in the GCC countries, and commended
The Ministers followed the statement of the representatives of the electronic media and agreed on a unified position regarding these platforms, and also confirmed that the media agencies in the GCC countries are united in opposing platforms that violate religious and moral values, and are focused on preserving the family, its cohesion and development, as it is a natural and essential unit of society, its progress and prosperity, as he stressed, Your Excellencies, the Ministers of Information of the GCC countries for their exposure and rejection of all systematic and biased media campaigns directed against the GCC countries and tries to undermine their success and contribution to regional and international forums and events, emphasizing the need for a collective response to such campaigns and emphasizing the contribution of respected GCC countries in all areas.
Their Excellencies the Ministers of Information also congratulated the leadership, government and people of the State of Qatar on the start of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar and on the historic opening, which reflects the great efforts
And the outstanding efforts made by the State of Qatar in the excellent preparation and excellent organization of this outstanding historical event.
Their Excellencies the Ministers of Information also congratulated the leadership, government and people of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the historic victory of the Saudi Arabian team over the Argentina national team, which is a cause for pride.
And proud of this result, which reflects the creativity of the Saudi Arabian team players, I wish them continued success in the World Cup process.