Turki Al-Dakhil becomes GM of Al Arabiya

DetailsRebecca Hawkes | 30 January 2015

Middle East satellite news channel Al Arabiya has appointed Turki Al-Dakhil as general manager after his predecessor Dr Adel Altoraifi was announced as the new Saudi Minister of Culture and Information.

Sheikh Waleed Al-Ibrahim, chairman of Al Arabiya's parent MBC Group, welcomed Dr Altoraifi's appointment in the Saudi Government, wishing him the best of success following his ministerial appointment by Royal Decree.

Praising his skills and accomplishments, he emphasised that Altoraifi has what it takes to achieve the much needed and expected reforms in the sector.
Sheikh Waleed Al-Ibrahim said Al-Dakhil's appointment at the helm of Al Arabiya "falls in line with our commitment to continuously enhance Al Arabiya's performance; especially that he is one of the channel's most prominent journalists.

"I have full confidence in Al-Dakhil's professional capabilities and his proven track-record speaks for itself," he added.