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Gov't keen to foster media potentials: Al-Mulki

Amman, Dec. 27 (Petra)-Prime Minister Hani Al-Mulki voiced the gov't's full support to the media sector, and underlined its unwavering pursuit to bolster media's performance to counter gripes it faces.

During a phone conversation with of President of Jordan Press Association (JPA), Rakan Saaideh, on Wednesday added the gov't mulls all options to back the journalism industry to assume its national role, with objectivity and professionalism.

The Jordanian media outlets have always proved their capacity to showcase the country's stances towards the Mideast issues and concerns effectively, he pointed out.

" The gov't is unequivocally interested in an influential and effective national media, in a bid to reflect the citizens' feedback on the public institutions' achievements, and their aspirations as well," he said.

Saaideh, for his part, said the phone discussions focused on the rigorous challenges the media are battling, with eye on the financial woes.

He underscored the premier expressed his support to overcome the said concerns to bolster this field's capacities to shoulder its national role decently.
 
Petra News Agency
December 27, 2017