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Guidelines for government entities on social media
October 09, 2017
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DUBAI: The Government Communication ‎Office at the General ‎Secretariat of the Cabinet ‎at the ‎Ministry of the ‎‎Cabinet Affairs and Future ‎has launched the second edition of the Guideline for ‎Government Entities Presence on Social Media.

The launch was attended by over 50 participants from government ‎communication teams across the UAE. ‎

The updated version of the guideline comes within the framework of promoting the best government ‎communication practices in ministries and federal authorities.

The guideline offers tips and ‎recommendations for use of social media platform by government entities as ‎well as official spokespersons. ‎

The launch of the guideline came during the meeting of the Government Communication Network as ‎part of a series of meetings organised by the Government Communication ‎Office to increase the ‎capabilities of government communication teams and implement ‎best global practices. ‎

The Government Communication Office also presented the social media report which covers the ‎performance of government entities on a number of platforms.

“The UAE Government is setting the ‎trend in connecting with its people directly through social media apps with more than 180 government accounts on ‎different social media platforms managed by 58 ministries, federal authorities, and official spokespersons, and followed by ‎more than 31 million followers,” said Noaf Tahlak, ‎Executive ‎Director of the Government ‎Communication ‎Office at the ‎‎General ‎Secretariat of ‎the Cabinet to the ‎Ministry of Cabinet Affairs and the ‎Future.
 
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