Muscat, The Oman Journalists Association (OJA) honored today the participants in the media coverage of the climatic conditions (Mekunu Cyclone) which affected the Governorates of Dhofar and Al Wusta recently.

The ceremony was sponsored by Sheikh Khalid bin Omar al- Marhoon, Minister of Civil Service, who expressed his thanks and appreciation to all the media, media professionals and journalists who participated in the media coverage of the climatic conditions for their efforts to serve their country.

He also thanked OJA for honoring media professionals and journalists who participated in the media coverage of the climatic conditions that affected the Governorates of Dhofar and Al Wusta.

For his part, Dr. Mohammed bin Mubarak al-Araimi, Chairman of OJA delivered a speech praising the sincere efforts made by the media professionals and journalists involved in the media coverage of the climate conditions, stressing that they presented a clear picture reflecting the image of the Omani media, whose features were first outlined by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, Since the beginning of Blessed Renaissance.

Muayyad al-Lami, Chairman of Federation of Arab Journalists (FAJ) and Chairman of Iraq Journalists Syndicate (IJS) said in a speech that the Sultanate is respected by all because of the tolerance of Omani citizens, pointing out that the Sultanate opened its doors to the world to solve its many problems.

The ceremony was held at the Grand Mall Complex in Al Ghubrah and honored / 33 / journalists from the members of the association who had an active role in the media coverage of the climatic situations. An exhibition of 100 pictures by photojournalists during the climatic situations was held.

The ceremony was attended by Ali bin Khalfan al-Jabri, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Information, a number of members of the Board of Directors of OJA and a group of journalists and media professionals from various media in the Sultanate.

Source: Oman News Agency