Deputy Head of the Union of OIC News Agencies: Russia and the Islamic world actively cooperate in the field of information

24 November 2020


Russia and the Islamic world actively cooperate in the field of information, Deputy Director-General of the Union of News Agencies of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Zaed Sultan Abdullah said speaking at an online conference  "Russia-Islamic world: Crossroads of Information Cooperation".

Modern technologies in the field of communication and communications, he said, are actually blurring the boundaries between countries and peoples, the media work, thus, becomes more global.

An important aspect of media development and interaction in the field of information, as the expert emphasized, is respect for all cultures, religions and worldviews.

In the current information revolution, people receive information in whole streams, and therefore, it is necessary to choose what is of most interest and highlight areas that contribute to strengthening cooperation between peoples. In general, according to Abdullah, this task is being fulfilled today.

The conference "Russia-Islamic World: Crossroads of Information Cooperation" is supported by the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the Union of OIC News Agencies and the Russian Union of Journalists.

The main topics for discussion are the prospects for cooperation between OIC countries and the Russian Federation in the media sphere, plans for potential cooperation with the involvement of interested organizations and agencies, as well as the creation of a practical platform for regular meetings of information specialists on the basis of the Group of Strategic Vision.

The event is held in preparation for the VI International Forum of Muslim Journalists and Bloggers, which the GSV "Russia-Islamic World" plans to hold in 2021 in an online format. The previous forum was held in 2019 in St. Petersburg and focused on the impact of media on public opinion.


GSV "Russia - Islamic World"