Abu Dhabi: A delegation from the Emirates Information Company (WAM) and several other Brazilian media shops mentioned strengthening their media cooperation and exchanging information.
Their discussions befell through the go to of the delegation, led by Mohammed Jalal Al Rayssi, Director-Normal of WAM, to Brazil, which follows the signing of a joint cooperation settlement at Expo 2020 Dubai in December 2021 between WAM and several other main Latin American media institutions and TV channels.
The WAM delegation started its tour by visiting Banderas Media Group which was established in 1937 and owns TV channels attracting almost 55 million viewers, along with radio stations and printed media.
The delegation was briefed concerning the group’s work and mentioned cooperation, most notably the very fact the group would be the official Brazilian broadcaster of the FIFA Membership World Cup.
The delegation additionally visited the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in Sao Paolo and was briefed about its actions and the work of the Brazilian-Arab Information Company (ANBA). WAM and ANBA signed a media cooperation and information trade Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) through the go to.
The delegation then visited Agencia Brasil-EBC in Brasilia, one of many nation’s main sources of stories, working with hundreds of native, regional and worldwide newspapers. Below this framework, the 2 entities signed a media cooperation and information trade settlement.
The WAM delegation met with officers of the Estadao information company, to discover the most effective media providers supplied by the company and talk about potential cooperation alternatives.
The delegation additionally visited the Sao Paolo-based Groupo Folha, a serious media institution in Brazil based in 1921.
WAM’s delegation held a enterprise dinner in Sao Paolo for media institutions and influencers to debate methods of encouraging media cooperation.
Al Rayssi confused that the UAE and Brazil shared deep-rooted ties and highlighted the strategic partnership between the 2 international locations in varied areas, supported by their leaderships.
He additionally expressed his happiness at visiting Brazil, below the framework of WAM’s keenness to spice up its cooperation and partnerships with Brazilian media institutions.
The strategic partnership between WAM and Brazilian media shops will assist widen media protection concerning the UAE in Brazil and improve the quantity of Brazilian information content material within the Emirati media, he affirmed. This can be a key step to enhancing the strategic ties between the 2 international locations in all sectors, he added.
Al Rayssi additionally highlighted WAM’s keenness to witness the participation of Brazilian media shops within the International Media Congress, which Abu Dhabi will host on 1st November, 2022.
He thanked all officers from the UAE Embassy and the consulate in Brazil for his or her efforts to help WAM through the go to, which performed a vital position in making it successful.