Tuesday 18 December 2018

Officials at the signing ceremony held in Abu Dhabi.

Emirates News Agency seals RT partnership deal

ABU DHABI, February 28, 2018

The Emirates News Agency (WAM) and RT Television Network, Russian international television network, have signed a MoU to strengthen co-operation and facilitate the exchange of information including news and broadcast content.

As per the agreement, the two entities will work towards enhancing relations between the media sectors in both countries.

The duo will exchange news, programmes, on-air competitions, and content to serve their objectives and future vision, remarked Mansoor Ibrahim Al Mansoori, the director-general of the National Media Council after singing the deal with Mohammad Jalal Al Rayssi, the executive director of WAM, and Maya Manna, the head of RT Arabic, at the Council’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi.

"This MoU reflects the National Media Council's strategy to strengthen cooperation and partnerships with key players in the global media sector to meet the national objectives of the UAE Centennial 2071 Plan. We are confident that the MoU will contribute to the empowerment and further development both parties," he stated.

On the partnership, Manna said: "At RT Arabic, we appreciate the rapid and distinctive growth of WAM as a news agency, which reflects the development of media in the UAE."

"To work with WAM is one of the most promising opportunities for us in the Gulf region," she added.-TradeArabia News Service

Tags: WAM | Emirates News Agency | RT | Russian international television network |

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