Jeddah Director General of the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA) Issa Khaireh Robleh received Spokesman of Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group Dr. Abdul Hakim Elwaer, at the UNA headquarters in Jeddah on Monday.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed ways of joint cooperation in the media field to serve Islamic issues, especially in the economic and developmental areas carried out by the IsDB Group in the member countries. They also reviewed the prospects of shared cooperation to train journalists from the staffers of the member news agencies in Islamic economics
Robleh briefed the IsDB official about the functioning of the Union, its ongoing improvement plans in various aspects, and the efforts being made to promote the media work undertaken by the Union in serving the Islamic world and its diverse issues.
After the meeting, Elwaer, who is also an advisor to the president of the IsDB Group, toured the Arabic, English and French editorial sections of the Union. He listened to a detailed explanation from UNA Assistant Director General Zayed Abdullah about the tasks assigned to each section in the follow-up and coverage of the news and issues of the Islamic world.
The IsDB official also toured the UNA Training Center, where Supervisor of the Center Fahad Al-Ghamdi gave a detailed explanation about the activities and the programs of the center to advance the abilities of the media professionals.
Source: International Islamic News Agency