Media roles in focus at Muscat Book Fair

  • Date: 23-Feb-2024
  • Source: Oman Observer
  • Sector:Real Estate
  • Country:Oman
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Media roles in focus at Muscat Book Fair



MUSCAT: The Ministry of Information’s pavilion at Muscat International Book Fair is actively engaged in enlightening visitors about the roles and tasks carried out by the ministry in serving the media sector.The pavilion operates through four main sections. They are Oman News Agency section (ONA), the Directorate General of Publications and Artistic Works section, the Directorate General of Electronic Media section (which comprises Ayn platform and media portal) and the Nizwa Magazine section.ONA section exhibits the agency’s photographic archiving that narrates the story of development in the Sultanate of Oman. The section comprises interactive screens and picture panels that incarnate the progress experienced by the Sultanate of Oman, day by day, over the prosperous years of its transition.

The Publications and Artistic Works section presents the ministry’s publications, as well as publications supported by the Ministry of Information. The section also includes the ministry’s latest publications.Ayn platform section exhibits Omani electronic books, of which 39 are now on its website. This section also presents visual, audio and written contents that abound in the platform, inspiring visitors to experience listening to the audio versions of Omani books.The 4th section of the Information Ministry’s pavilion is dedicated to Nizwa Magazine, notably to