More than 1,200 to take part in Government Communication Forum
April 21, 2019 | 9:48 PM
by ONA
His Highness Sayyid Shihab bin Tariq Al Said. - File picture

Muscat: The Second Government Communication Forum will be held at Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre on Monday under the patronage of His Highness Sayyid Shihab bin Tariq Al Said, Advisor to His Majesty the Sultan.

More than 1,200 participants from the media Government institutions, as well as experts, academics, media professionals and students will take part.

The two-day forum addresses the role of media in achieving Oman Vision 2040. It also discusses the management of the reputation of government institutions, media communication and their role in enhancing national security and media communication as a soft power for countries.

The forum, organised by the Secretariat General of the Council of Ministers, represented by the Government Services Communication Centre, in cooperation with the Ministry of Information, represents a platform for gathering communication and information professionals in government institutions in order to examine the pioneering experiences and practices aimed at introducing the prospects for future government communication, keeping pace with global and technological changes and harnessing them for human development.

It will include discussion sessions on government communication in light of the economic changes, the regulatory frameworks for new media, institutional communication and how to enhance employees’ satisfaction.

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