170 journalists participate in workshop on fact checking news during crises, spread of rumors JEDDAH. KAZINFORM – The Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA) concluded on Monday a virtual workshop for the staffers of news agencies, radio stations, TV channels, newspapers and electronic platforms in the Islamic world, on «Methods of vetting news during crises and spread of rumors (COVID-19)», UNA reports.
Training workshop for media professionals in OIC countries on methods of vetting news in times of crises and spread of rumors JEDDAH. KAZINFORM – The Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA), in partnership with the Department of Information at the General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, and the Islamic Broadcasting Union (IBU), will organize a virtual workshop (via video) on Monday (8 June 2020) on «Methods for vetting news during crises spread of rumors (Covid-19)», UNA reports.
1st Media Forum of OIC News Agencies wraps up in Jeddah JEDDAH. KAZINFORM - On Saturday, 23 Ramadan 1441 AH, corresponding to 16 May 2020, the First Media Forum of the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA) entitled «The Role and News Agencies in Supporting Efforts to Confront Coronavirus Pandemic» was held through video conferencing under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al Qasabi, Acting Minister of Media in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Chairman of the Executive Council of the Union, Kazinform has learnt from the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA).
1st Virtual Forum of OIC News Agencies to focus on role of news agencies in supporting anti-coronavirus efforts JEDDAH. KAZINFORM - His Excellency Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi, Acting Minister of Media, Chairman of the Executive Council of the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA), will sponsor the First Virtual Forum of the Union to be held on Saturday, 23 Ramadan 1441 AH (16 May 2020), under the theme «The Role of News Agencies in Supporting Anti-Coronavirus Efforts», Kazinform has learnt from the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA).
1,150th anniversary of Al-Farabi to be widely celebrated within OIC NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM As part of the preparations for the 47th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Niamey (Republic of Niger) on the theme «By joint efforts against terrorism for peace and development», the Kazakh delegation took part in the 43rd session of the Islamic Commission for Economic, Cultural and Social issues of the OIC (ISECS), as well as in Senior Officials meeting, held from February 4 to 11, 2020 at the OIC headquarters in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), Kazinform learnt from the MFA's press service.
OIC health ministers conference concludes approving five health-focused decisions ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM The 7th Session of the Islamic Conference of Health Ministers, ICHM, ended on a high note Tuesday, with the approval of five key decisions related to priority health issues and main challenges facing Islamic societies.
Al-Othaimeen: OIC setting Road Map for social work agenda in the Islamic World ISTANBUL. KAZINFORM The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen, has stressed that the First Ministerial Conference for Social Development in Istanbul, Republic of Turkey, on 9 December 2019, is an occasion to review the challenges facing the Islamic world in social areas, especially those related to empowering the institution of marriage and the family and preserving their values.
Kazakhstani deputies strengthening interstate friendship, N. Nazarbayev NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan-Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev is making speech at the IV Meeting of Speakers of the Eurasian Countries' Parliaments themed «Greater Eurasia: Dialogue.Trust.Partnership», Kazinform correspondent reports.
Outcomes of IOFS GA’s 2nd session discussed in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan Ministry of Foreign Affairs has held a briefing for mass media with the participation of the representatives of the MFA, Ministry of Agriculture and Islamic Organization for Food Security. The briefing was devoted to the outcomes of the 2nd session of the IOFS GA, Kazinform reports citing the MFA press service.
OIC Secretary General congratulates people of Kazakhstan on successful presidential election JEDDAH. KAZINFORM Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen, OIC Secretary General, applauded the people of Kazakhstan on the successful conclusion of the presidential election on 9 June 2019, and congratulated President-elect Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on his victory.
Kazakhstan participates in 14th OIC Summit in Makkah MAKKAH. KAZINFORM - The Kazakhstan delegation led by Beibut Atamkulov, Special Envoy of the President - Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, participated in the 14th Summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) titled "Makkah Summit: Together for the Future," Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
OIC Sec Gen thanks Kazakhstan for fruitful cooperation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Berik Aryn, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, met with Dr. Yousef Bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen, Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, on April 30 in Jeddah and delivered the letter from H.E. Mr. Beibut Atamkulov, Foreign minister of Kazakhstan, about his assignment as a Permanent Representative to OIC according to the Decree of President of Kazakhstan, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in Saudi Arabia says.
Kazinform's photo exposition in the spotlight of OIC 1st cultural festival CAIRO. KAZINFORM - Kazinform International News Agency has participated in the photo exhibition "The Islamic World in Photos" organized by the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA) as part of the OIC's first cultural festival held in Cairo, Egypt on February 5-9, Kazinform reports.
Kazakh FM met with counterparts from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Jordan and Indonesia ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM Foreign Minister Beibut Atamkulov held talks with the foreign ministers of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Indonesia, at the 46th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Abu Dhabi.
Kazakhstan took part in 46th Session of OIC's Council of Foreign Ministers ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM Abu Dhabi recently hosted the 46th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). Kazakhstan's official delegation at the session was headed by Foreign Minister Beibut Atamkulov, the Kazakh MFA's press service reports.