Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) Board Chairman and Director General Sheikh Mubarak Al-Duaij Al-Ibrahim Al-Sabah has arrived here on a two-day visit to meet with Bahraini state media officials.
The visit is within the scope of the decision made by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) ministers of information in 2013 to have state media officials and employees in GCC states exchange visits and expertise in all aspects of news gathering and dissemination.
The chairman is poised to meet with president of the authority for Bahraini media affairs Ali Al-Rumaihi in addition to paying a visit to the state-run Bahrain News Agency.
This visit was on the roster of the GCC general secretariat for cultural and information exchanges for this year, particularly among senior officials of the GCC news agencies, among them Kuwait News Agency (KUNA).
On hand to greet the arrival of KUNA's chairman was director of the Bahrain News Agency Muhannad Sulaiman and a number of the Agency's senior officials and also Kuwait's ambassador to Bahrain Sheikh Azzam Mubarak Al-Sabah and a bevy of officials from the Kuwait embassy here.
Accompanying the chairman on his visit are director of his office Naif Al-Otaibi and chief of the department of international relations at KUNA Esam Al-Ruwaiyeh.