Ministry Of Culture And Media - Medina Madina
Ministry Of Culture And Media - Madina located in Khalid Ibn Al Walid Road, Al Fath, Madina in Saudi Arabia. The currently minister for the Ministry of Culture and Media is Dr. Awad Saleh Al Awwadi. The first creation of the media was a sequence of steps that has founded on Scientific foundations, the beginning was when the establishment of the newspaper Umm al-Qura in 1343 H during the reign of King Abdulaziz Al Saud to be the first core in the system of Saudi media, which publishes everything that comes from the state such as the resolutions and statements that regarding the Saudi government and the citizen. In 1355 H King Abdulaziz was ordered to establish of the Council for advertising and pilgrimage that follows the Ministry of Finance to confront the tendentious campaigns against the kingdom, then came a very important step in the Saudi media progress, where Saudi Media was created by royal decree on 22/09/1368 H, with signing of King Abdul Aziz, then was created the General Directorate of Press and Publication and the radio has been linked by it, then issued the Press and Publication System in 1378. In 1382 King Faisal ordered to convert the General Directorate of Press and Publication to the Ministry of Media to oversee the media. Then In 1424 the Council of Ministers issued a decision to change the name of the Ministry of Media to the Ministry of Culture and Media. With the establishment of the Ministry of Culture and Media created a new media approach that ensures the Saudi citizen freedom of expression derived from the Islamic approach and public policy of state. The Saudi media throughout its history considered distinct and influential and effective. Saudi media seeking to make a comprehensive and profound changes for the audio and visible media , and provide the true information and analysis that contribute to the support of the citizen trust. The Ministry of Culture and Media is divided into several sectors, each with its own functions and divisions: Internal media sector, planning and information technology sector, cultural affairs sector, the sector of international cultural relations, engineering affairs sector, external media sector.