Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
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ABU DHABI – President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued a decree to establish a Media Office of the UAE Government.
The decree takes effect immediately.
The UAE media office will be responsible for proposing and preparing public media policies, legislation, directions and strategies for the UAE, including the digital communication strategy.
The office shall be in the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs, and its structure shall be approved by a decision of the minister, and the legislation, regulations, policies and regulations in force in the ministry shall apply to it.
The UAE media office will supervise the implementation of media policies after approval by the Council of Ministers, proposing and reviewing federal legislation related to the media sector in the state, and proposing necessary amendments in cooperation with authorities.
It will be responsible for unifying and organizing the media discourse and media messages of the UAE government, locally and internationally.
The office is also tasked with dealing with local media agencies and local and national media to unify the media vision and the media discourse of the state locally and internationally, developing government communication with the federal authorities in the country, building capabilities and skills in the fields of media communication, developing the country’s soft power strategy, and following up its implementation with the concerned authorities.
It will also manage the UAE’s visual media identity and popular diplomacy projects with other countries, and media campaigns for strategic national projects and official events locally and internationally in coordination with the authorities. ICA/WAM/Expat Media
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