Dr. Al-Awwad said the centers will provide live and photographic services as well as information and data on the Kingdom's achievements as regards the expansions of the two holy mosques and development of the urban zone around them as well as the giant constructions and infrastructure in the sacred places to facilitate Hajj journey.
He said hundreds of Saudi media representatives will provide necessary help to foreign counterparts and help them make interviews with guests and use the equipment at the centers in Makkah and sacred places.
He added that the governmental communication center, an affiliate of the ministry, is supervising the implementation of Hajj plan and coordinates between the other participating bodies to guarantee the concerted efforts reaching the projected goals of transmitting the real picture to the world. The center is coordinating the international coverage of Hajj and transmitting it in live languages throughout the days of Hajj.
A video footage went on for the attendees to watch the plan screened.
The video includes the initiatives and strategies of the plan, most notably the new identity, Hajj logo 1439 H. which reads "The World in the Heart of the Kingdom", the Hajj media coverage strategy, main information messages, media production plan, executive mechanisms, international media plan, pre-emptive media plan and comprehensive digital media plan on Hajj.
The new e-portal was also introduced to viewers, to be broadcast in Arabic and English as the main reliable source of Hajj news, reports, statements, information and statistics.
Source: Saudi Press Agency