KUWAIT,May 1 (NNN-KUNA) — The Kuwaiti Media Forum on Sunday kicked off its fourth session themed “priority of modern e-media,” sponsored by the Ministry of Information and Ministry of State for Youth Affairs.

The event aims to prepare youth to assume the responsibility of promoting media in the future, presenting them with the requirements of the age of information revolution, Secretary General of the Arab Media Forum (AMF) Madhi Al-Khamis.

This will contribute to building up their capabilities, which will be positively reflected on the media and the entire society, he added.

Since the AMF was established, it has been working in line with a certain strategy and goals for enhancing cooperation among the Arab countries, developing a favorable atmosphere for the exchange of expertise, as well as organizing specialized events.

Youth are the backbone of the society, Al-Khamis said, adding that the Kuwait forum is keen on listening to their ideas and views, and learning about their expectations, in addition to offering answers to their inquiries. Thus, the two-day forum will play a strategic role for empowering youth in the media.

On his part, director of the information department at the State Ministry for Youth Affairs thanked the AMF for adopting the youth forum, and putting forward the ideas that are likely to help them make their way in the field.

This media forum is a positive initiative covers issues of great interest for youth, Ooredoo’s Senior Manager, Social Media, Corporate Social Responsibility Khalid Al-Shallal told the forum.

This is part of Ooredoo’s strategy to support young people’s talents, gaining the experience to be efficient and effective in the society, he added.

Head of the training department of institutions at the Australian College of Kuwait said that they were proud to host the forum as part of the efforts to support all youth activities and events.

Source: NAM News Network