Kuwait’s Ministry of Information announced Sunday that it will launch an annual award for licensed electronic newspapers and news services, part of plans to support electronic media.
Acting Assistant Undersecretary for the Press, Publishing and Publications Sector, Adel AlAzmi told KUNA the award – upon directives of the Minister of Information and Culture and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Abdulrahman Al-Mutairi – aims at enhancing e-journalism and publishing in Kuwait. He added the award’s categories: social responsibility, visual design, content, social interaction, and content creation.
He stressed the ministry is keen to enhance communication and achieve sustainability in improving messages delivered to the public and holding forums specialized in e-journalism in cooperation with the NGOs on an annual basis. Al-Azmi said the ministry was also keen on forming special committees and teams of experts to develop and support print media.
SOURCE : TIMES KUWAIT