China-Maldives Friendship Bridge officially titled Sinamale Bridge is now complete and the inaugural ceremony is scheduled to be held on 30th of August 2018. The bridge will be inaugurated by the president of the republic of Maldives, Mr Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayyoom. Additionally, the Deputy President of China Mr Wang Qishan will visit Maldives to honour this grand event that will go down in history of the Maldives. Apart from that several other senior officials from both the Maldivian and Chinese government are expected to attend the inauguration ceremony.

AIBD is pleased to announce the final winners for the AIBD TV and Radio Awards 2018. The judging session occurred on 16 July 2018 at the AIBD office in Kuala Lumpur. The winners were awarded at the 44th Annual Gathering / 17th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings to be held from 2 to 4 August 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.