The Board of Directors of the Bahraini Journalists Association held its first meeting chaired by Mr Isa Al-Shaiji, during which administrative positions were distributed to the board members.
The new board of directors voted unanimously for Abdul Rahman Al Medfa to take over the position of Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, and for Rashid Al Hamer to take the position of Secretary and International Relations, Muhammad Bahar as Financial Secretary and Head of the Membership Committee, Ahmed Karim as Head of the Sports Committee, Sarah Najib as Head of the Media Committee, Yahya Al Omari as Head of the Committee Vocational training, with Jassim Mohammed as the head of the Events Committee, and Mohammed Al-Saei as the head of the Freedoms Committee.
The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bahrain Journalists Association, Isa Al-Shaiji, stressed during the meeting that there are a number of urgent files that the Board of Directors will discuss during the coming period, especially those related to amending the statute, dropping or paying the overdue membership fees in installments, in addition to selecting the standby members of the Board of Directors.
Al-Shaiji invited all journalists to actively participate in the association’s committees, and discussed the creation of sub-committees that would contribute to the development and enrichment of the association’s work, noting the importance of cooperation and solidarity among board members to achieve the aspirations of the General Assembly and advance journalistic work, especially in light of the unprecedented challenges witnessed by the press due to the outbreak of the virus. Corona (Covid-19).