Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Media Center Discusses Aspects of Cooperation and the Exchange of Experiences with Alif Alif Radio in Jeddah

On 6 Rabi` Al-Thani, 1440 A.H., the Media Center's team at UQU concluded an official visit to Alif Alif Radio in Jeddah to discuss cooperation between the two sides, exchange practical, academic and training experiences, and promoting the broadcast of more of the University activities in their radio programs.

The Media Center's team met a number of Alif Alif Radio staff working in departments of public relations, advertising and broadcasting. The team learned about the plans of the Radio programs, and how they communicate with the governmental and civil sectors.

Dr. Abdullah Al-Shinqiti, the General Supervisor of the Media Center at the University, praised the support of His Excellency Prof. Abdullah bin Omar Bafail, the President of Umm Al-Qura University, toward the activities and events of the Center. The activities and events aim at shedding light on the developmental movement witnessed by UQU, in all fields.

Moreover, Dr. Abdullah Al-Shinqiti stressed that the media plays an important role in achieving the strategies of UQU, and building its mental image for its followers inside and outside the University. He also stressed that the media plays a role in enhancing the UQU culture and identity within its local community by highlighting its scientific and community activities. He also praised the keenness of the staff of Alif Alif Radio to cooperate with the University. He said, "The visit comes within the methodology of the Media Center of the University to develop media efforts in line with its vision and mission."

The Media Center's team praised the programs that have been presented, and are still being presented, by Alif Alif Radio to serve the society and the homeland, especially the youth sector. All of this is in line with the ambitious vision 2030.