Classifieds | Archives | Jobs | About TGT | Contact | Subscribe
 | 
Last updated 5 minutes ago
Printer Friendly Version | TGT@Twitter | RSS Feed |
HOME LOCAL MIDEAST ASIA WORLD BUSINESS SPORT OPINION WRITERS
Tributes paid to Dr Abdullah
Imran Mojib May 22, 2014
 Print    Send to Friend

DUBAI: In the presence of UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Arab Media Forum paid glowing tributes to the late chairman of Dar Al Khaleej for Press, Printing and Publishing, Sharjah, Dr Abdullah Omran Taryam, whose sudden death earlier this year shocked the world of Arab media.

Dr Abdullah Omran Taryam, launched Al Khaleej — the first newspaper in the UAE, along with his brother, the late Taryam Omran Taryam.

Later, they established the Dar Al Khaleej for Press, Printing and Publishing, Sharjah, and launched the first English language daily newspaper from Sharjah, The Gulf Today.          

The group also publishes a political weekly in Arabic —Al Shorouq, a family magazine in Arabic — Kul Al Usra, a weekly financial magazine Al Eqtisadi and a magazine for children Al Azkiya.

A documentary shown at the closing ceremony of the annual gathering of intellectuals from across the world highlighted Dr Abdullah Taryam’s lifelong service to Arab media.

A towering media personality in the region, he used the Dar Al Khaleej publications to highlight issues of concern to Arabs in the Middle East and other parts of the world.

His immense contribution to journalism was recognised at the Arab Journalist Award 2009 when Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum honoured him as Media Personality of the Year.

Add this page to your favorite Social Bookmarking websites
Comments
 
Post a comment
 
Name:
Country:
City:
Email:
Comment:
 
    
    
Related Stories
Nahyan urges cohesive Palestine plan
Leaders made UAE a model of stability: Khalid
SHARJAH: In his opening remarks at the Al Khaleej Annual Conference that was held on Saturday under the theme “Project of the Palestine’s Future”, Khalid Abdullah Omran T..
Winners of Taryam and Abdullah Omran Journalism Award honoured
SHARJAH: The winners of the 14th edition of the Taryam and Abdullah Omran Journalism Award were honoured by Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and K..
Ghassan Charbel Media Personality of the Year
DUBAI: The Arab Media Forum (AMF) concluded on Tuesday by honouring Asharq Al Awsat newspaper’s Editor in Chief Ghassan Charbel with the “Media Personality of the Year” a..
Arab Media Forum begins
DUBAI: The Arab Media Forum began on Monday under the patronage of Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid A..
FRONTPAGE
 
GALLERY
 
PANORAMA
 
TIME OUT
 
SPORT
 
 
Advertise | Copyright