Control & Petroleum Mass Media Affairs

Petroleum Media and Public Relations Department

Functions:

  • Preparing and implementing programs aimed at highlighting the Ministry’s petroleum policies and introducing its goals and plans, as well as informing the public opinion of everything related to its activities.
  • Furnishing the mass media with information and data related to the Ministry and activities of its bodies.
  • Diffusing petroleum education and enlightening the public on the Ministry’s role, its mission and significance and role of oil in the State of Kuwait.
  • Following up materials published about the Ministry in the news paper and mass media and preparing the appropriate clarifications in this respect, in coordination with the concerned authority in the Ministry.
  • Receiving the Ministry delegations and visitors and providing the required services and facilities to them.
  • Supervising the arrangements related to the travel of the Ministry senior staff abroad in official missions.
  • Organizing social, cultural, sports and religious activities for the Ministry staff.
  • Receiving complaints and proposals from the public and coordinating with the concerned organizational units for studying them in order to evaluate and take the necessary actions in this respect.
  • Preparing the required arrangements for holding conferences and seminars on oil and energy and participating in related conferences and seminars whether inside or outside Kuwait.

The Petroleum Media and Public Relations Department consists of :

1. Petroleum Media Control.
2. Public Relations Control.

Petroleum Media Control:

Functions:

  • Laying down the perceptions and plans related to media campaigns and policies to achieve the Ministry objectives.
  • Furnishing the mass media with information and data related to the Ministry and the activities of its bodies.
  • Supervising the publication of periodicals related to the ministry and publishing facts and figures on oil in Kuwait.
  • Distributing booklets, directories and leaflets aimed at making the public aware of the Ministry’s mission and the significance and role of the Ministry in the country.
  • Following up materials published about the Ministry in the press and mass media and preparing the appropriate recommendations and replies in this respect, in coordination with the concerned authority within the Ministry. 
  • Preparing the required arrangements for press, TV and radio conferences.
  • Supervising the distribution of newspapers, magazines and printed materials to the various organizational units within the Ministry and organizing the subscription process.

Public Relation Control

Functions:

  • Cooperating with the concerned authorities within the Ministry in the activities targeting consolidation of relations with the community functions and developing such relations.
  • Receiving the complaints and proposals of the public and coordinating with the organizational units for studying and evaluating them and taking the required actions in this respect.
  • Preparing for the meetings of the senior departments or seminars and conferences, as well as participating in national and social events.
  • Receiving the Ministry delegations and visitors and providing the required services and facilities to them.
  • Preparing the required arrangements for holding conferences or seminars on oil and energy and participating in related conferences or seminars inside or outside Kuwait.
  • Supervising the arrangements for the travel of the Ministry senior staff delegated abroad in official missions.
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