Minister attends conclusion of training program for public spokespersons

Minister of State for Media Affairs Faisal Shboul speaks at at a press conference on February 7, 2022. (Photo: Petra)
AMMAN — Training public spokespersons is a key step to unifying public media discourse, ensuring the flow of information, and interministerial coordination, Minister of State for Media Affairs Faisal Shboul said on Monday.اضافة اعلان

The minister, who is also the government spokesperson, gave his remarks at the conclusion of a training program for public spokespersons held in partnership with the Jordan Media Institute (JMI) and the UN Development program.

Twenty-four public spokespersons participated in the program that than from January 19 to February 3, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

Shboul said that the government, within the framework of its extended and ongoing partnership with the JMI, will hold a new program aimed at offering similar training to officials at public intuitions in order to develop government communication and enhancing the capabilities of their employees.

He stressed the importance of media spokespersons’ role at ministries and public institutions in communicating those organizations’ messages to media outlets and the society, and in addressing hate speech, rumors, and negativity that spread on social media.

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