Sharjah Media Centre and Bavarian-Arab Society sign MoU

SHARJAH: Sharjah Media Centre, SMC, and the Munich-based Arab-Bavaria Friendship Society have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, to boost media cooperation and exchange of knowledge and skills between the two sides.

The MoU was signed by Osama Samra, Director of SMC, and Salah Elenany, Deputy Board Chairman of the Arab-Bavaria Friendship Society. It aims to strengthen bonds of friendship in media sector through exchange of visits by media persons as well as monitoring and translation of their works.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Samra said, “The MoU comes as part of Sharjah Media Centre s keenness to achieve its strategic goals of promoting Sharjah s presence in the German media and business sector, and highlighting its achievements at local and international levels.” Under the terms of the MoU, SMC will supply the Society’s office at Munich International Airport with information on the U.A.E. for publishing in German media. The two sides will also coordinate efforts with regards to the organisation of conferences, forums and other events at the International Press Club of Munich. Training and joint events like exhibitions are other important areas of cooperation between SMC and the Society.

The two sides will hold joint activities and programmes that serve the objectives of the MoU and will share information, studies, consultations and reports of common interest.

For his part, Mr. Elenany confirmed the Arab-Bavaria Friendship Society s interest in developments witnessed by Sharjah. He pointed to the role played by the SMC in conveying Sharjah s message to the entire world and strengthening its presence on the global map.