Azerbaijan and UAE become members of Executive Council of the Federation of News Agencies of OIC member states. Azertag News-Agency/en represents Azerbaijan
#JEDDAH- Republic of #Azerbaijan and United Arab Emirates have been named member of the #Executive Council of the Federation of #News Agencies of the #Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, #OIC, Member States.
This came during the 5th session of the General #Assembly of the International Islamic News Agency which the OIC member states have agreed to turn to a Federation.
Other new members are Oman, Djibouti, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Benin, Azerbaijan, and Malaysia.
Among topics discussed during the GA meeting was the news agencies’ role in countering terrorist and Islamophobic narrative, and participation in the OIC prize to recognise the work of outstanding media professionals.
The meetings, held under the chairmanship of Saudi Minister of Culture and Information Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad, chairman of IINA Executive Council, in the presence of OIC Secretary General Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen, discussed the plan to rejuvenate the Agency and transform it into a federation, as well as the Comprehensive Plan of Action within the OIC Program 2025.
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