Ammon News – Minister of State for Media Affairs Faisal Shboul said on Saturday that it was important for Jordan to leverage Irbid: Arab Capital of Culture 2022 to promote the Kingdom’s culture and history.
During a meeting with journalists at Al-Hassan Sports City in Irbid, Shboul stressed that the event is an important Jordanian and Arab national event, noting the important role of local communities in promoting the event and its success.
He also highlighted the role of the media in covering and promoting the activities of the Irbid: Capital of Arab Culture 2022 event, whose main ceremony will begin tomorrow, under royal patronage, throughout 2022.
He added that the event would be an opportunity for coordination between Jordanian and Arab journalists to familiarize them with the history of the city and its role in the revival of Jordanian culture and history.
Shboul commended the press for supporting Jordan’s national interests, adding, “Our media will shoulder their responsibility in promoting the celebrations of Irbid: Capital of Arab Culture 2022 so that it becomes a model for Arab capitals. of culture in the years to come”.
Irbid Governor Radwan Atoum in turn underlined the important role of the media in promoting the activities of the upcoming event, highlighting the cooperation and coordination between the provincial council and journalists to make the event a success.
Mayor of Irbid Nabil Kofhi noted that the municipality wants to improve infrastructure in the governorate, adding that it has started preparations for the event by placing 800 flags and 400 banners and large murals on universities and schools. bridges to promote the event.