MBC chairman Sheikh Waleed al-Ibrahim speaking at the Arab Media Forum
Saturday, 24 May 2014
MBC chairman Sheikh Waleed al-Ibrahim, speaking at the Arab Media Forum in Dubai, described the early struggle to get distribution for MBC’s first channel, back when the group was based in London.
He went on to describe the launch in 2003 of the Al Arabiya News Channel, of which this website is part.
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