Muscat: The Ministry of Information has organized, in coordination with the Ministry of Defence, represented the Moral Guidance at the Chief of Staff of the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF), an introductory meeting to the media and public relations departments in various government agencies and the private media sector about Al Shumoukh-2 and Swift Sword-3 Exercises and the implementation plan according to the designed plans.
During the meeting, Dr Abdul Munim bin Mansour al Hasani, Minister of Information who chaired the meeting, stressed on the importance of the media in the success of the activities of the exercises in order to achieve the planned national goals.
Brigadier Hassan bin Ali al Mujaini, Head of Moral Guidance, confirmed the training objectives of the officials of the two exercises for the Omani media of all types and categories, whether governmental or private.
For his part, Ali bin Khalfan al Jabri, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Information, referred to the joint procedures that will be taken to obtain the necessary permits to practice the media work according to the plan of media coverage of the exercises by the Ministry of Information and Moral Guidance.
A number of media planners at the Moral Guidance presented a summary of the stages of media coverage and operations, in addition to facilities that will be provided to the media in order to provide them with the optimum environment to carry out their media activities in their respective fields. They also talked about the Media Center that will be the official communication channel between the officials of the two exercises and representatives of media. –ONA