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Acting Media Minister Patronizes 1st UNA Virtual Forum
Published in Saudi Press Agency on 16 - 05 - 2020

The Acting Minister of Media, Chairman of the Executive Council of the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA), Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi, patronized today the First UNA Virtual Forum, entitled "The Role of News Agencies in Supporting Anti-Coronavirus Efforts".
The Forum was attended by Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen, President of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group Dr. Bandar bin Mohammed Hajjar, Director General of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) Dr. Salim Al-Malik, Directors of News Agencies in the OIC countries, and Permanent Representatives to the OIC.
A speech ceremony was held on this occasion during which Acting Minister of Media, Chairman of the Executive Council of the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA), Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi said that the world is going through unprecedented exceptional circumstances because of Coronavirus pandemic which affected all aspects of life and required concerted efforts by the international community to find a vaccine for this epidemic. Among these efforts is the call by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for holding an extraordinary G20 summit last March to discuss means of coordinating global efforts to combat Coronavirus pandemic.
Dr. Al-Qasabi thanked the participants, wishing the Forum all success.


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