Ministry of State for FNCA commends media for vital role in promoting political awareness

ABU DHABI: The Ministry of State for Federal National Affairs has commended media for its vital role in promoting political awareness in the community, especially highlighting the U.A.E. s achievements in all areas, including the parliamentary experiment in the country.

This came during a friendly gathering with the media, as part of ministry’s efforts to maintain fruitful relationships with one of its most important strategic partners.

The meeting was attended by Tariq Hilal Lootah, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of State for Federal National Council Affairs, Dr. Saeed Al Ghafli, Assistant Under-Secretary for Federal National Council Affairs, and Sami bin Adi, Assistant Under-Secretary for Support Services, in addition to members of the Government Communication team in the ministry.

“The Ministry organised this annual gathering in recognition of the vital role of the media in enhancing political awareness among all segments in the community,” according to Tariq Lootah, who said that “The media is a strategic partner of the Ministry in all its activities, especially playing a key role in promoting the culture of political participation and political awareness in the society.” Tariq Lootah pointed out that the media has the first access to new information, and praised the role of the local media in highlighting the U.A.E. s achievements in all areas, including the parliamentary experiment in the country.

Stressing that the Ministry is keen to strengthen cooperation with the media, Lootah said that the media would be provided with accurate and transparent information to attain the Ministry s strategic objective of increasing the political awareness in the community.

The Ministry has launched several media initiatives aimed at enhancing community awareness about political participation and development, including a “Political Participation” magazine, electronic empowerment bulletin as well as numerous books and studies.

SOURCE: WAM