KUNA awarded in Lebanon
BEIRUT: Lebanese newspaper Al-Raasmal Al-Arabi (Arab Capital) honored Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) as the best Arab News Agency operating in Lebanon for 2016. Hisham Al-Yafawi, General Manager and Editor in Chief at Al-Raasmal Al-Arabi, said that the agency was contributing immensely to the bolstering of KuwaitiLebanese relations. He commended the work ethic of KUNA, stressing that the agency was a strong news outlet that is professionally operated. Meanwhile, the Managing Editor and Public Relation Manager at AlRaasmal Al-Arabi newspaper, Dr Mahmoud Zaataria said that KUNA has been categorized as a credible source for professional news coverage; therefore, the agency well deserved this accolade. KUNA office correspondent in Lebanon, Mubarak Al-Hajri has received the award on behalf of the agency. Al-Raasmal Al-Arabi (Arab Capital) is a monthly Lebanese economic newspaper founded by Mohammad Al-Yafawi in 1967. It covers local events in addition to Arab and International news.