HE Dr. Sultan Al
Jaber, Minister of State and Chairman of the National Media Council, said that
the Council was determined to raise the standards of the UAE media to newer
heights in cooperation with the various media organizations in the country.
This is part of NMC's
efforts to disseminate the UAE's messages across the world, and to highlight
its civilizational accomplishments, such as the country's unique culture of
tolerance and humanitarian initiatives, he added.
The Minister was
speaking after unveiling NMC's new logo at the Council's annual staff
gathering. The new logo, which epitomizes NMC's vision for developing the
legislative and regulatory environment for the media sector in the country, is
fully in sync with the expanded mandate given to the Council as per the Law
No.11 of 2016.
The annual staff
gathering, held in the presence of the Director General HE Mansour Al Mansouri
and HE Ibrahim Al Abed, Advisor to NMC Chairman, also saw Dr. Sultan Al Jaber
honoring outstanding employees.
Dr. Al Jaber stressed
that the new logo of the Council signified a brand new phase of sterling
performance. "The launch of the new logo symbolizes NMC's efforts to
develop the media sector on the one hand and its position as the regulatory
authority for the media in the country. Its role in evolving and executing
strategic media policies in a way that meets the expectations of the leadership
and the stakeholders in the media sector calls for doubling of efforts on the
part of the employees," he pointed out.
HE Mansour Al
Mansouri, Director General of NMC, said that the recent period witnessed many
institutional transformations in NMC, which enabled it to play its role in the
implementation of the national agenda effectively. Al Mansouri presented the
major achievements during the past year as well as the vision and goals for the