Posted on November 05, 2016

GCC news agencies launched on Wednesday in Doha the single mobile application for all GCC news agencies.

The application, available on all smartphones in Arabic and English, features news from GCC states at one place to facilitate access to official news and data. Directors, board chairmen and representatives of GCC news agencies attended the launch event. Speaking during the event, Qatar News Agency Director General Ahmed Saad Al Buainain said the venture that has always been an idea is finally a fact and a reality that enables Internet browsers in general and those interested in GCC news in particular to access news from GCC news agencies at one place and at an extreme speed and ease. He added that the step is a pioneering move through which QNA aims to serve GCC media to tackle media challenges facing GCC states.

Al Buainain thanked HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani who spared no effort in supporting this project since it was presented to him, noting that HE the premier swiftly responded to the initiative that serves the interests of GCC media. He also thanked the QNA Technical Affairs Department for their efforts to achieve the project.

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