Dubai has been re-selected for a new term as the Capital of Arab Media for 2021
This comes after the Council of Arab Information Ministers approved the move during a meeting at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States in Cairo.
Dr. Rashid Al Nuaimi, Executive Director of the Media Regulation Office at the Ministry of Culture and Youth, Head of the UAE delegation to the meetings, said that the council's decision highlights the UAE’s leading role as an Arab and international media incubator.
The announcement emphasized the emirate’s leading position in the field, and the confidence of Arab and international media institutions in Dubai’s capabilities.
The council's 51st session discussed a number of issues and topics, including the Palestinian Cause Arab media action plans to enhance international support of the cause, as well as the Arab media Strategy.
Council members also analyzed several other issues related to the future of Arab media.