— KUNA Board Chairman and Director-General Sheikh Mubarak Duaij Al-Ibrahim Al-Sabah expressed condolences over the demise of the Advisor to the Board of Directors of the National Media Council in the UAE, Ibrahim Al-Abed.
In a statement Tuesday, Sheikh Mubarak Al-Sabah who is also the President of the Federation of Arab News Agencies (FANA) said that the late was one of the most prominent media leaders who helped building the media institutions in the UAE.
Sheikh Mubarak affirmed that the late was a noble character, work lover and an example of sincerity, pointing to his continuous efforts in supporting FANA during his tenure as Director-General of the UAE News Agency (WAM) since its establishment in 1977.
He stressed that the late was able to achieve a qualitative leap in the foreign media in the UAE through many cultural publications that conveyed a civilized image to various world countries.
Sheikh Mubarak concluded his statement by saying that the late will remain in the memory of the media in the Arab world through his achievements.
Source: Kuwait News Agency