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AIBD CEO calls on several European Diplomats

AIBD CEO calls on several European Diplomats in Kuala Lumpur and discusses Upcoming 19th Asia Media Summit – 2024.

Kula Lumpur, Malaysia.

Ms. Philomena Gnanapragasam, CEO/Secretariat Director of the Asia Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD), and her staff paid courtesy calls to a few European embassies in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, September 14th, 2024. The meetings’ purpose was to brief diplomats on the 19th Asia Media Summit – 2024.


(AIBD CEO in Conversation with the German Ambassador at his Residence)


H.E Dr. Peter Blomeyer, Ambassador of Germany to Malaysia, hosted a breakfast meeting for the AIBD Team. Ms Philomena and the Ambassador both addressed topics of mutual interest. Ms Philomena formally invited the German ambassador to the AMS’s inaugural session on September 3, 2024. The AMS will be hosted in Kuala Lumpur from September 1 to 5, 2024.

(German Ambassador together with AIBD Team at Breakfast Meeting/ Location: Ambassador’s Residence)


The conversations also touched on skill development, safety, and other aspects of journalists’ well-being. The German Embassy expressed desire to participate in the AMS and meet with key stakeholders. AIBD and the German Embassy in Kuala Lumpur also discussed future collaborations and partnerships.

(German Ambassador with AIBD Team at his Residence)


The AIBD CEO with her team also met with His Excellency Morten Paulsen, Ambassador of Norway to Malaysia, to discuss the Asia Media Summit – 2024.

(AIBD CEO & Team in Conversation with Norwegian Ambassador at his Office)


AIBD CEO also extended an invitation to Norway’s envoy to attend the AMS’s opening session on September 3, 2024. The AIBD team also looked into the prospects for Norwegian media firms and other important stakeholders to participate in the AMS, particularly in the areas of AI and 5G broadcasting. AIBD also looks forward to working with the Norwegian Embassy on future projects.


(Norwegian Ambassador together with AIBD CEO & Team)


AIBD CEO, Ms. Philomena Gnanapragasam also met Her Excellency Nineta Barbulescu, Romanian Ambassador to Malaysia for Luncheon Meeting.

(Romanian Ambassador together with AIBD Team)

As a formality, discussions centred on the Asia Media Summit – 2024 and matters of mutual interest. The Romanian Ambassador also showed an interest in engaging Romanian stakeholders for the AMS.