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Information Ministry Organizes Seminar on e-Media in SQU




          Muscat, Dec 23 (ONA) --- The Ministry of Information organized at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) today a seminar entitled (e-Media) under the patronage of Dr. Abdul Mon'em bin Mansour al-Hassani, Minister of Information.


           The seminar was held on the sidelines of the Family Media Forum themed (Our Media: A Renewed Commitment), which is organized by the Ministry of Information, in cooperation with the Public Authority for Radio and Television (PART) and SQU. The forum will kick off tomorrow (Wednesday), at the SQU Cultural Center.


          This seminar included two themes. The first was entitled (e-Media in the Sultanate: Future Prospects). Two papers were presented as the first entitled (The Role of New Media in Shaping Awareness of Public Issues: Future View, presented by Dr. Obaid bin Said al-Shaqsi, CEO of the Media Training Center. The second paper entitled (The Government Communication Center: A New Stage of Communication), presented by Badr bin Abdullah al-Hinai, Director General of the Government Communication Center. The first session was moderated by Abeer bint Ali al-Ma'amari, Training Supervisor at the Media Department in SQU


             The second theme was (The Uses of New Media in Planning for Media Campaigns). Two papers were presented. The first paper entitled (Scientific Methods for Media Campaigns on Social Media), was presented by Dr. Iman Mohammed Zahra, Assistant Professor at the Media Department. The second paper entitled (Media Marketing Campaigns: Omantel Experience), was presented by Ali bin Bukhait Kashoub, Senior Director of Marketing Communications at Omantel. The session was moderated by Abdullah bin Nasser al-Sa'eedi from Muscat Media Group (Al Shabab Radio).


              The seminar was attended by Sayyid Numair bin Ali al-Said, Director General of Publications and Artistic Works at the Ministry of Information.

--- Ends/MN/KH