The meeting was attended by H E Dr Abdulmunim bin Mansour bin Said al Hasani, Minister of Information, who stressed the significance of the media in the achievement of occasion. “The media should take advantage of the exercises,” he stated.
Brig Hassan bin Ali al Mujaini, head of moral guidance in the Sultan’s Armed Forces, stated the workout is getting held for the advantage of all in the nation which includes media. “The exercise will benefit the media in its objectives including equipping the local media personnel with all kinds of training. It is an opportunity for both government and private sector media to engage in such activities that happen once in a while,” he stated.
On his component, H E Ali bin Khalfan al Jabri, Undersecretary in the Ministry of Information, addressed the procedures for the essential permits for media personnel to take component in the workout. “According to the plan, media coverage of the exercises will be guided by the Ministry of Information,” he stated.
A media centre will be set up which will be the official channel of communication in between the media and defence officials.
Information Source: Muscat Daily