In a move to strengthen Muslim World unity, Islamic countries are to launch first muslim press union.
Tehran – Taqrib News Agency (TNA) – In a move to strengthen Muslim World unity, Islamic countries are to launch first union of Islamic countries Union of Press.
Attended by representatives from Iranian and foreign countries , it was announced that first union of the press with members from Muslim countries is to be launched in the 18th International Exhibition of Press and Media opening in Tehran on Tuesday, according to Taghrib News Agency (TNA).
Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Mohammad Husseini said the inauguration ceremony for the first Union of Muslim World Press and Media is to be held on Saturday, October 30th on the sideline of the International event underway in Tehran.
On the motivation behind the move, he referred to the Isalmic Awakening of the Middle East and said,” the issue of the Islamic Awakening is a very important issue for us and the role of the media in these events has been an undeniable one.”
About 35 countries, according to the minister, have announced their readiness to join the union.
The 18th International Exhibition of Press and Media kicked off in Tehran this morning and will run from 25 October to 1st November, 2011.