Media Minister Chairs 5th Meeting of IBU General Assembly

Jeddah The Minister of Media Turki Abdullah Al-Shabanah, who is also Chairman of the Executive Council of the Islamic Broadcasting Union (IBU), chaired at the headquarters of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) here today, the 5th meeting of the General Assembly of IBU, in the presence of Ambassador Samir Bakr, the representative of the OIC Secretary-General, and delegates of the IBU General Assembly Member States.

Al-Shabanah delivered a speech in which he said that the Islamic world faces unprecedented challenges in its various international issues and cast light on the pivotal role that the media can play in addressing these challenges.

He stressed the need to activate the IBU's role in several aspects, by discussing ways to benefit from the Union as a body that represents all countries of the Islamic world.

Source: Saudi Press Agency