Dubai to host Arab Media Summit

Two-day event will focus on problems facing the Arab world since September 11.

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By  Marcus Webb Published  April 21, 2002

Distinguished Arab and Western media delegates are flying to Dubai to take part in the Arab Media Summit.

The conference, organised by the Dubai Press Club (DPC), will be held on April 28 and 29 at the Emirates Towers. The Arab Journalism Award will follow on April 30.

The event's main theme is ‘Overcoming the Difficulties of Conveying the Arab Point of View to the West after the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York’.

The summit will be held under the patronage of General Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Minister of Defence and Chairman of Dubai Technology, E-Commerce and Media Free Zone.

More than 20 internationally recognised and highly respected speakers will take part in the event, including Washington Post Editor-at-large, Ben Bradlee and former US congressman John H Sununu.

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