«Okaz» (Riyadh)
The President and members of the General Secretariat of the General Union of Arab Journalists (GFJU) sent thanks and gratitude cables to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Prince Mohammed bin Salman. A meeting of the General Secretariat of the Federation hosted by the Saudi Journalists Association.

The President and the members of the cables expressed their admiration and appreciation for what they witnessed the manifestations of the renaissance, development and progress achieved by the Saudi people under his wise leadership.

The General Secretariat's meetings, which were held on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 3 and 4, in the presence of representatives of Arab press syndicates in the Arab World, members of the Arab Journalists' Union, issued a final statement on behalf of the «Riyadh statement» containing the findings of the members during their meetings and discuss a number of issues and media and organizational affairs the Union.

Representatives of the press syndicates thanked the Saudi Journalists Association for the great efforts that contributed to the success of the General Secretariat meeting, expressing their pride for the remarkable success achieved by the Saudi Media Forum organized by the Commission, and their great gratitude to the Government of Saudi Arabia for the success of the General Secretariat meeting .

It was decided to attend the meeting to form a committee from among the members of the General Secretariat to prepare a draft program of work for the Union during the period up to the meeting of the Permanent Bureau of the Union, and it was decided that the next meeting of the General Secretariat and Permanent Office in the Sultanate of Oman in early February next 2020.

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of Saudi Journalists Khaled Al-Malek signed three joint cooperation agreements with the press captains of the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate, the National Syndicate of Moroccan Press and the General Union of Sudanese Journalists, on the sidelines of the opening ceremony of the General Secretariat meetings last Tuesday evening in the presence of the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Information. Dr. Nasser Al-Hujailan and the President of the General Union of Arab Journalists Mu'ayyad Al-Lami