CAIRO, Dec 23 (KUNA) -- The second session of the Arab Radio and Television Mondial kicked off Sunday evening in Salah Al-Din Castle in Cairo under the auspices of the Arab League, Union of Arab Producers and Egypt's Ministries of Tourism and Investment.
Kuwait's delegation from the Ministry of Information, headed by the ministry's Assistant Undersecretary Dr. Haila Al-Mukaimi, and a number of Kuwaiti companies operating in media production took part in the Mondial.
The ceremony started with a speech delivered by Head of Arab Producers Union and Head of the Mondial Ibrahim Abu Thekra in which he welcomed and thanked the Mondial guests for their support.
The Mondial honored the Secretary General of the Arab League Dr. Nabil Al-Araby, Egypt's Minister of Tourism Dr. Hashim Zaazou and Minister of Investment Osama Saleh, and Jordan's Minister of Information Dr. Mohammad Al-Moumini.
The Cairo audio-visual exhibition has opened at the Egyptian Media Production City (MPC) Sunday evening, showcasing over 300 television and radio productions from more than 15 Arab countries.
The four-day session, with the participation of 130 media companies, including Egyptian and Arab channels and GCC Radio and TV body, is to conclude on Wednesday.
The second day of the Mondial includes lectures by a number of Arab media specialists to discuss communication problems, media freedom, in addition to satellites and future challenges. (end) KUNA 231127 Dec 13NNNN