His Excellency the minister of Culture and Information honored STC for sponsoring the 4th News Agencies World Congress hosted this year by Saudi Arabian News Agency Under the auspices of the Custodian of the two holly Harams King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz. The congress was opened by His Excellency the minister of Culture and Information and chairman of the Saudi Press Agency Dr.Abdulaziz bin Mohyi Addeen Khoja on behalf of Custodian of the two holly Harams. The cermony was held under the banner of “ Restructuring the News Agency in the 21st century” at Ritz Carlton Riyadh in the period from 18 through 20 November 2013.
Director of STC Public Relations, Mr. Hassan bin Abdulrahman AL Shaikh received the honoring shield from Dr. Khoja where his Excellency applauded STC cooperation with the Ministry of Culture and Information and the Saudi Press Agency and its efforts of adapting modern means and technologies for improvement of this sector.
This honoring is a confirmation of the role played by STC in employing its social platforms to satisfy the needs of internet and communication users and true transforming of STC concrete role of spreading media culture and the significance of its role in changing and development of societies. The congress acquires a great importance under the successive media changes and the rapid growth in all areas, means and technologies of communication, knowing that pursuit of these developments and changes is a race with time.