The Joint Committee for Media Cooperation of the Saudi-UAE Coordination Council held its first meeting here on Sunday chaired by Minister of Media Turki Al-Shabana and Minister of State and President of the National Media Council in the UAE Dr. Sultan Bin Ahmed Al-Jaber.
The meeting aimed at development of media strategies and joint plans and initiatives to meet the aspirations of the leaderships and peoples of the two brotherly countries.
Minister of Media Turki Al-Shabana, said: "Through the Joint Committee for Media Cooperation, we seek to strengthen the bonds of cooperation between us and support the media sector through a number of programs and projects that will contribute to the development of the sector. The committee will work to highlight the real image of the two countries, and seek to develop the level of media coordination and raise the quality of production between the two countries, which contributes to improving the level of audio-visual media work, and raise the efficiency and competitiveness of social media."
"The initiatives presented give us a good vision toward the future of cooperation between the two countries and help increase investment in the media sector," he said, adding that the initiatives are based on activating the media market and understanding and developing the habits of media behavior by viewers.
The minister said that unifying the media message between the two countries is of great importance, and that it is achieved through joint initiatives and events, which strengthen bonds between the citizens of the two countries.