Saudi Shoura Council approves decision calling for more investment in media

The Shoura Council virtually held on Wednesday a regular session, presided over by Dr. Mishaal bin Fahm Al-Salami, the consultative body’s deputy speaker.

The council inaugurated its session by reviewing the topics on its agenda. The council approved a decision calling on the Ministry of Information to improve the investment environment in the media sector.

It urged the ministry to complete its update of the media policy soon. It called on the ministry to review the human resources system and reshape media functions in a way that enhances operational efficiency and quality of outputs.

The council called for the allocation of an item in the ministry’s budget for emergency media events.