U.S. Airforce Academy visits NMC

  • 20 November 2012

A delegation from the U.S. Air Force Academy today had an insight into the media landscape in the UAE during a visit to the National Media Council (NMC) premises in Abu Dhabi. The visit is part of its tour of government entities.

The role NMC plays in regulating the media in the UAE and its coordination with public and private media organizations, training, advancing performance and relations with the media worldwide were highlighted.

Operations of the UAE's four media free zones which host hundreds of regional and international press agencies were also highlighted during the visit.

The visiting delegation commended the cultural and media openness of both the UAE and its media organizations as well as efforts to promote dialogue and peaceful coexistence among all peoples of the world.

Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) is coordinating the visit of the delegation in association with National Council on US-Arab Relations (NCUSAR).