UAE President appoints Sheikh Zayed as Chairman of National Media Office


President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued a federal law establishing the National Media Office and appointed Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan as its Chairman.

The law states that the National Media Office will report to the Minister of the Presidential Court and will be financially and administratively independent in fulfilling its duties and mandate.

The new entity aims to further grow the UAE’s media ecosystem and to strengthen the position of its media sector regionally and internationally. 

It will also be responsible for developing and implementing national media policies; proposing, developing and reviewing media laws; and coordinating with relevant media stakeholders to align the country’s media vision.

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