The Ministry works in an active role by identifying and preserving the Saudi identity, spreading Islamic values in the Saudi citizen's life, expressing the achievements of Saudi Arabia.
The Ministry contributes to raise the awareness and roles that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia doing.
About Media Minister
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz issued royal order; appointing Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al Qasabi as Minister of Media.Read more
The Ministry is working on :
Apply a new media approach that ensures to the Saudi citizen the freedom of expression derived from the Islamic approach and State policy.
The Saudi media be a distinctive, influential, effective and strategic tool in the Kingdom's internal policy.
The ability to deal with media attacks from abroad.
The ability to use the Saudi media to generate national belonging and to define the different Saudi cultures.
Take its position among advanced Arab media.
Seek to consent multiple interests to recipients.
Make comprehensive changes, especially for the audiovisual media and build confidence between the Saudi media and its recipients.
Develop planning elements whether human resources or financial resources or others to suits aspirations of the Ministry.
Provide real information and analysis, which support the citizen's confidence in its media, culture and belonging.
Develop the media with all its audiovisual equipments.
The early beginnings of Saudi media1343 AH
The early beginnings of Saudi media indicate that it first emerged through a series of steps which were taken on sound scientific foundations and according to an insightful vision. The beginning was when the Umm Al-Qura official gazette was founded in 1924 during the reign of His Majesty King Abdul…
King Abdulaziz - may Allah have mercy on him –1355 AH
King Abdulaziz -may Allah have mercy on him- ordered to establishment of Hajj council follows the ministry of finance to confront campaigns against the Kingdom. This was in 1355 AH, then the Saudi media was established the Saudi radio by royal decree on 1368/09 / 22AH, aims to linking the Kingdom…
The Saudi media1374 AH
On 1374/06/17 AH issued royal decree which is the radio was named "public directorate for Radio", then established general administration of press and publication has been linked with radio, after that issued a printing and publishing system in 1378 AH.
Increasing interest in media locally and internationally1382 AH
The interest of media increased locally and internationally, King Faisal - may God have mercy on him - issued the royal decree on 1382/10/10 AH to transfer the general administration of press and publication to the "Ministry of Information". In 1424 AH renamed the Ministry of Information to be …
More professional and media specialization1439 AH
Ramadan 16, 1439, Jun 1, 2018 -- The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, issued a Royal Order separating the culture from the media also amended the name of the Ministry of Culture and Information to be the Ministry of Information. That because of media changes in…