The bulletin clarified that if an artist or influencer incurs any costs in providing a service and subsequently recovers that cost from its client, such reimbursement falls within the scope of VAT in the UAE.
The National Media Council at the Ministry of Culture issued a circular to the officials of websites and news platforms regarding advertisements on social media.
The attendees reviewed ways to boost Emiratisation in the media sector, and the role of universities in qualifying Emirati cadres to work in the media field, as well as the importance of building bridges for communications between colleges and media institutions, both governmental and private.
Organised virtually by the Dubai Press Club, in adherence with COVID-19 precautionary protocols, the 2020 edition of the Arab Media Forum brought together prominent industry leaders to discuss the outlook for the region’s media sector.
The programme witnessed dozens of intensive workshops and meetings with elite media personalities and decision-makers in the region, and field visits to media institutions, including the Expo 2020 Media Centre.