UAE Announces the Establishment of Dubai Media Council

  • Publish date: Friday، 03 June 2022
UAE Announces the Establishment of Dubai Media Council
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UAE has issued Law No. (5) of 2022 establishing the Dubai Media Council. H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was appointed as Chairman of the Dubai Media Council. Mona Al Marri will serve as the Vice Chairperson and Managing Director of the Dubai Media Council.

H.H. Sheikh Mohammed has always endeavoured to make the media a key partner in the country’s development journey and raise the profile of Dubai’s accomplishments and ambitions in various sectors, including its goal of becoming the world’s best city to live, work, visit and invest, H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed said.

The Law stipulates that the Dubai Media Council is the government entity in charge of the media sector in Dubai, and will represent Dubai locally, regionally, and globally. The Council will develop Dubai’s media strategy and oversee its implementation.

The Council is also tasked with launching and overseeing programmes, projects, and initiatives to further promote the development of Dubai’s media sector .

The Law also obliges all government and media entities operating in Dubai to fully collaborate with the Council and its subsidiaries and supply all data and information required for it to operate effectively.