Social Development Minister Meets OJA New Board Members

Muscat, May 10 (ONA) — Sheikh Mohammed bin Sa’ayed al-

Kalbani, Minister of Social Development met at his office today with Dr.

Mohammed bin Mubarak al-Araimi, Chairman of the Omani Journalists

Association (OJA) and members of the new Board of Directors.

The Minister of Social Development welcomed OJA Chairman

and the members, wishing them success in enhancing the positive role

of the society and serve all sectors of the local media. He hoped that

the Association would be the mirror that conveys positive image during

the Sultanate’s local and foreign participations. He stressed the role of

the Association in serving an important category of the Omani society

namely media men.

On his part, OJA Chairman hailed the support provided by the

Ministry to promote the services and programs rendered by the

different associations especially OJA. He affirmed that OJA is a partner

in promoting social work. He hoped that the Association’s members will

present the positive image of the Sultanate that witnesses security and

stability under the wise leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin


Dr. Mohammed bin Mubarak al-Araimi, OJA Chairman thanked

the Ministry of the Social Development for the support it provides to the

Association. He pointed out that the upcoming period will witness

intensified participations, training and rehabilitation programs for media

men, in addition to taking part at the international forums and meetings

that require the Omani media to be present at such events.

Source: Oman News Agency