Mohammed bin Rashid Creates Dubai Media Affairs Office "Brand Dubai"
WAM Dubai, Jun 12th, 2009 (WAM)--His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, has established the Dubai Media Affairs Office "Brand Dubai" to coordinate Dubai's strategic media affairs regionally and internationally. Sheikh Mohammed also appointed Mona Ghanem Al Marri as the new entity's Chief Executive Officer. The new office will work on preserving and enhancing Dubai's image as an Arab city of international spirit and sensibility. The Dubai Media Affairs Office (DMAO) will encourage maximum exposure for Dubai's continuing achievements on economic, cultural and social matters. Under the mandate given by Sheikh Mohammed, the new entity will work closely with Dubai government departments and authorities as well as non-government stakeholders. The DMAO will facilitate greater communication coordination among different organisations that are directly or non-directly responsible for Dubai's image. Among DMAO's other objectives are enhancing the media's accessibility to accurate information on various subjects related to Dubai, and facilitating greater interaction with Dubai government officials. The office will work closely with regional and international media outlets to disseminate Dubai's key messages of sustainable economic growth and social progress. WAM/MN