Qatar Press Centre holds first meeting

Qatar Press Centre holds first meeting

The board of directors of the Qatar Press Centre held its first meeting yesterday.
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Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Athba

The board of directors of the Qatar Press Centre held its first meeting yesterday.
The centre has been established as a private institution of public benefit in accordance with provisions of law No 21 of 2006 regarding private foundations for the public benefit and its amendments.

Various media and press establishments in Qatar had submitted an application seeking permission to set up the centre with the aim of developing media and journalism and take care of the affairs of media professionals in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030, which has made investment in human skills a priority.

In a statement, the board of directors said Saleh bin Afsan al-Kuwari was elected chairman and Dr Majid al-Ansari his deputy, while Dr Mohamed Saleh al-Misfer, Dr Rabia Sabah al-Kuwari and Abdulaziz al-Mahmoud were elected as board members.

Sadiq Mohamed al-Amari was elected secretary of the centre, while Abdullah bin Hamad al-Athba was elected director general.

The statement said a decision on the headquarters of the centre will be taken soon.
All media professionals and journalists in Qatar are invited to become its members, the statement said, adding the centre will be functioning as a media and journalism club in Qatar.

It will hold events throughout the year, conduct research and media studies and establish partnerships with relevant authorities, centres and clubs worldwide.

 

Source: QNA, DCMF

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