The 28th Strategic Plan Team meeting was held on July 25 2012 in Kathmandu, Nepal during the AIBD General Conference. The SPT was attended by 37 AIBD members, partners and observers.
The SPT meeting was chaired by Mr Has Sam Ath, Deputy-Director-General, Department of Administration and Finance, Ministry of Information, Cambodia.
During the meeting, AIBD Director Yang Binyuan reviewed the success of the recent Asia Media Summit 2012 and its pre-summit workshops in Bangkok, Thailand. He introduced the substantial planning and proposals made by AIBD thus far in organizing the AMS 2013 in Manado, Indonesia including the conference theme and session/pre-summit topics.
Following this, the SPT was informed of the procedures for election of the AIBD General Conference President and Executive Board Chairperson. Finally, the SPT was briefed on the significant progress of the ABU/ASBU/AIBD Media Partnership Committee Meeting and the Pacific Partnership Committee Meeting.
The SPT meeting ended by thanking the hospitality of the hosts, Nepal Television and Radio Nepal.
The next two SPT meetings will be held at the Asia Media Summit 2013 in Manado, Indonesia, and the 39th Annual Gathering / 12th General Conference & Associated Meetings in 2013 in Yangon, Myanmar.