Indian Presidency of ‘AIBD’ extended by one more year
India has been again chosen as the President of the Asia-Pacific Institute of Broadcasting Development (AIBD) for the next one year. Currently, Chief Executive Officer, Prasar Bharati and Director General, Doordarshan, Mayank Kumar Agrawal is the President of AIBD.
The decision to extend India’s Presidency was taken at the two day (19-20 September) 47th Annual General Conference of the AIBD held in New Delhi on 20 September.
The Conference was inaugurated by the Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur.
IMPORTANT FACTS -
Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) :
- The Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) was established in August 1977 under the auspices of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).
- The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) are the founding organisations of the Institute.
- At present 26 countries are its members.
- Headquarters : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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