Minister inspects media centers covering Hajj

MAKKAH, July 20 (INP) : Saudi Arabia’s acting media minister inspected centers in Makkah and at nearby holy sites providing services to pilgrims performing Hajj. During his tour of the specially equipped media centers, Majid Al-Qasabi visited the operations room where he was briefed on press and television news coverage, and digital communication techniques.

The minister was also shown around the 24-hour Hajj virtual media center set up to support local and international media and was updated on the General Commission for Audiovisual Medias preparations for this years Hajj.

He toured the Ministry of Hajj and Umrahs media center, checked on the Saudi Broadcasting Authorities technical works at Namira Mosque and visited its Jamarat Bridge studio, and went to the Ministry of Medias headquarters in Mina.

In addition, Al-Qasabi called in at the Saudi Press Agency’s media center at Umm Al-Qura University to find out about its plans for covering the Hajj pilgrimage and related events and pointed out the important role its team played in highlighting the Kingdoms efforts in serving Hajj pilgrims.