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24/03/2015
OAPEC Secretary General chaired the first session on day 3 of the 2nd GCC Petroleum Media Forum

OAPEC Secretary General HE Abbas Ali Al Naqi chaired the first session on day 3 of the 2nd GCC Petroleum Media Forum currently held in Riyadh. The session entitled “The Image of Arabs and Petroleum in the Foreign Media”. Dr Bassam Fattouh, from the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, presented the paper of the session. Panelists in the session were: Dyala Sabbagh from Gulf Intelligence, Dr Hamza Bait El Mal from King Saud University, and Rania Al Jamal from Reuters. Dr Fattouh explained the wrong impressions and stereotypes in the western media about OPEC petroleum producing and exporting countries, especially the GCC.