The Dubai Media Council (DMC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Egypt’s Supreme Council for Media Regulation in order to boost cooperation in the media sector.
The MoU was signed on the sidelines of the 21st edition of the Arab Media Forum (AMF) being held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai. The Arab Media Forum, organized by the Dubai Press Club, annually features the participation of prominent Egyptian media personalities and leaders from the country’s leading media institutions.
The MoU marks the beginning of a fresh phase of collaboration between the media communities of both countries, aligned with the strong bilateral ties between the UAE and Egypt. Further, the MoU seeks to boost cooperation in the domain of training and development of human capital, knowledge sharing, and collaboration in media-related research.
On this occasion, Mr. Karam Gaber, Head of Egypt’s Supreme Council for Media Regulation, stated that the signing of the MoU will strengthen synergistic media collaboration between Egypt and the UAE as well as further enhance the ongoing strategic cooperation between the two nations.
Ms. Mona Al Marri, Vice Chairperson and Managing Director of the Dubai Media Council, said that, “The Egyptian media sector is a key player in the Arab media landscape. This agreement is a significant step towards stronger cooperation in developing each other’s media capabilities. It represents the convergence of our vision on the importance of joint efforts to build new pathways that can contribute to the advancement of Arab media. We look forward to this MoU being the start of a fruitful partnership that accelerates the development of the sector at both bilateral and regional levels.”
The agreement, which is effective from the date of its signing, is an extension of the close cooperation between Dubai and Egypt’s media community, building on the numerous initiatives launched by Dubai over the years to support Arab media, as per the statement.