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NMC will continue modernisation process

The Cabinet approved a resolution appointing Ibrahim Abdul Rahman Al Abed as Advisor to the Board of Directors of the NMC.



By (Wam)

Published: Thu 25 Jun 2015, 12:22 AM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 3:09 PM

Abu Dhabi - The National Media Council (NMC) will be building on previous achievements to continue the process of modernisation and development as the UAE already ranks high on global competitiveness indices, Dr Sultan bin Ahmed Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State and Chairman of Board of Directors of NMC, has said.

During a meeting with the executive directors of the NMC, Al Jaber underscored the importance of enhancing the role of the NMC as a national authority for developing and enhancing the media sector in line with the directives of the wise leadership.

Al Jaber said the leadership prioritises the media based on its belief in the responsibility and importance of this sector and the remarkable stature of the UAE in various spheres.

The Cabinet approved a resolution appointing Ibrahim Abdul Rahman Al Abed as Advisor to the Board of Directors of the NMC. Based on this, Al Jaber assigned Al Abed to oversee the Emirates News Agency (Wam).

The board also appointed Mansour Ibrahim Ahmed Al Mansouri as acting Director-General of the NMC. 


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