Kuwait News Agency's Deputy Director General for Editorial Affairs Saad Al-Ali said Wednesday that Gulf news agencies have made remarkable progress in developing their media role.
During a meeting with Qatar News Agency's (QNA) Director General Ahmed Saad Al-Buainain, he stressed that KUNA is keen on exchanging experiences with Gulf news agencies in order to promote integration among these nations.
Al-Ali had carried out a tour of the Qatari news body's departments and met with several of its leading employees, was presented with a brief explanation on the agency's work.
The performance of GCC news agencies over the past few years has benifitted greatly from current technological developments, he said, calling for additional efforts in this area to meet the requirements of public and private sector media competitivity with the outside world, said Al-Ali.
Meanwhile, he praised steps taken by QNA for cooperation and coordination among agencies in the Gulf region, stressing the desire to increase this between the two agencies in order to achieve their objectives.
For his part, Al-Buainain praised the Kuwaiti delegation's visit, which he said enhances cooperation and forms a step towards further developing various fields.
Al-Ali was accompanied by KUNA's Deputy Chief Editor for Electronic Bulletin Essam Al-Ghanim and Director of KUNA's Office in Doha Nawaf Al-Diqbasi