the Qatari government has hired a public relations executive who is a media adviser to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to work as a media relations consultant.
Adedotun Olaoluwa, who has run his own communications company for more than a decade, joins the ranks of global influencers working for the country.
Through the new firm, Olaoluwa will carry out freelance work for the Qatar Office of Communications and “assist the government of Qatar in relations and public relations” in promoting commercial, philanthropic, academic and cultural activities, as well as well as conducting general public relations and media outreach. services, including outreach.
to broadcast, print and social media about the changing way of life in Qatar.” In the last month alone, the government signed two new contracts, including one with a former assistant to the president. Joe Bidenand the Qatari Ministry of Defense has signed one.
The government already owns more than a dozen US companies, including Ballard Partners.
Shortly after President Joe Biden was elected in 2020, Qatar hired several new lobbyists in a sign the country was planning an updated influence campaign that could target the new administration and the incoming Congress.
The country also intends to finance a new digital news platform based in WashingtonDC Olaoluwa has previous experience in the Middle East and his team has advised trade associations, multinational corporations, coalitions and foreign governments.
It has also helped run proxy battles, run broadcast campaigns, design digital communications, manage coalitions, introduce new business partnerships. CEOs, and protect the reputation of customers during crises.
On behalf of a wide range of clients, he has worked with international, national and regional media outlets.
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