Salalah, The Media Forum for People with Vision

and Hearing Impairment was concluded at Hamdan Plaza Hotel in

Salalah today under the patronage of Salim bin Awadh al- Najar,

Director General of Information in the Governorate of Dhofar.

The five-day forum was organised by the Ministry of Information,

in cooperation with Al Noor Association for the Blind in the Governorate

of Dhofar.

The forum came up with several recommendations that include

giving the opportunities for the Arab Media Center to provide practical

training inside radio and TV studios within and outside the Sultanate

for the distinguished trainees, as well as continuing to producing

awareness and cultural programmes relating to disability issues.

The forum also stressed the importance of popularizing the

Sultanate’s experience in the field of media for the people with hearing

disabilities in the Arab world and abroad.

the International Federation of Arab Press stressed in a

statement the importance of organising the Media Forum for People

with Visual and Hearing Impairments in Salalah, praising the efforts of

Dr. Abdulmon’em bin Mansoor al-Hassani, Minister of Information in the

field of persons with disabilities issues at the level of the Sultanate and

the Arab world according to the partnership inked with the Arab Media


The forum aimed at training the participants on the skills of

television and radio presentation, as well as identifying basics of

television, radio, communication and dialogue methods with others, in

addition to providing them with modern skills in the field of media.

Source: Oman News Agency