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Asia Media Summit 2020 (Canceled)

Nepal has agreed to host the 17th Asia Media Summit in 2020,  Mr Suresh Kumar Karki, Executive Director of Radio Nepal, announced this during the 45th AIBD General Conference

Here are some photos from Asia Media Summit 2019:-

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The 16th General Conference (GC) elected five new members of the AIBD Executive Board (EXBO), headed by India as the new chairman, in its recent gathering in Maldives on 22 August 2017. Elected Vice Chairman was Cambodia.

 

The 16th General Conference (GC) elected five new members of the AIBD Executive Board (EXBO), headed by India as the new chairman, in its recent gathering in Maldives on 22 August 2017. Elected Vice Chairman was Cambodia.

 

Representatives of member states elected as new EXBO members Bhutan, China, India, Korea and the Philippines. They join four current members in the EXBO to include Bangladesh, Cambodia, Pakistan, and Vietnam.

 

Full members of the GC Conference were eligible to vote for five new EXBO members. After the GC, the newly constituted EXBO met to elect a new chairman and vice chairman.

 

In accepting the chairmanship, Mr F Shehryar, Director General of All India Radio who represented India in the GC and EXBO, said AIBD has remained an effective platform for human resource capacity building, and India has benefitted from the many training programmes of the Institute.

 

“AIBD is our torchbearer, and we are here to ponder on things and translate dreams into reality” he said.

 

Mr Has Sam Ath, Deputy Director General for International Cooperation, Ministry of Information, who presented Cambodia, said “let us all look forward to working together for the benefit of AIBD”.

 

The EXBO meets yearly to discuss and endorse policies to the AIBD General Conference. According to its Term of Reference, the EXBO should always have nine regular members, some of them elected every year during the General Conference. Every member state serves for two years.

 

The GC President and AIBD Director are ex-officio members of EXBO.

 

Broadcasters in Asia-Pacific need to adapt to changes driven by accelerating technologies and pervasive influence of modern media and social networks. They must, however, be wary of the authenticity of some information and news that broadband media generates.

Dr Ali Askari, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), delivered this message during the inauguration ceremony of the 42nd Annual Gathering/15th AIBD General Conference held in Tehran, Iran on 25 August 2016.

AIBD’s Executive Board (EXBO) proposed some approaches to beef up AIBD’s finances and identified training programmes to meet member countries’ needs.

In the 15th AIBD General Conference EXBO Meeting held in Tehran Iran on 25 August 2016, Mrs Dra Rosaria Niken Widiastuti, Director General of Information and Public Communication, Ministry of Communication, Information Technology, Indonesia, recommended to expand cooperation with international institutions for funding assistance.

AIBD is pleased to announce that the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), Iran will host the 42nd Annual Gathering / 15th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings. The event will be held in Tehran, Iran from 25 to 27 August 2016.

The venue for GC 2016 will be the Ibn Sina Hall of the IRIB International Conference Center. The official hotel for the event will be the Parsian Esteghlal International Hotel. AIBD will inform delegates regarding the hotel room rates in due course.

Delegates to the 14th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings elected through balloting China, Indonesia, and Korea as new members of the AIBD Executive Board (EXBO). Malaysia and Thailand were re-elected to the Board.

Completing the nine-man board are incumbent members Maldives, the Philippines, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

Meeting after the voting, members of the EXBO elected Maldives as their new Chairman, while Indonesia and Sri Lanka were selected as its Vice Chairman.

Maldives was represented by Mr Ibrahim Khaleel, Managing Director of Public Service Media, who thanked members for their vote of confidence.