AIBD Appreciates Cambodian Information Minister’s Virtual Presence at 17th AMS

The Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) has spoken highly of the virtual participation of H.E. Khieu Kanharith, Minister of Information of Cambodia, at the recent 17th Asia Media Summit (AMS), stressing that his presence encouraged AIBD to strive for a bolder future.

“Please allow me to take this opportunity to present my best compliments and to place on record my deepest appreciation to your esteemed Ministry of Information (MOI), Kingdom of Cambodia. I wish to thank you, Your Excellency, for participating in the Ministerial Session: Strengthening Media in a Changing World during the 17th AMS held from May 25 to 26, 2022,” wrote Ms. Philomena Gnanapragasa, Director of AIBD, in a message to H.E. Khieu Kanharith. 

According to the director, this first-ever virtual AMS was a unique amalgamation of panel sessions, a premiere content showcase and a celebration of the Pacific culture. The important platform of the AMS saw the Ministerial Session which was truly insightful, followed by five sessions throughout the 2-day summit. The closing signature event of the AMS – CEO Round-Table on the main theme of the summit – Reimagining Media, was an illuminating deliberation on the future of the media.

“I am delighted to inform you that almost 700 attendees from over 45 countries joined our event virtually. AIBD and our partners have trained over 200 media professionals in the pre-summit sessions from May 23-26, 2022,” she said. “The level of engagement for this virtual summit was significantly encouraging and brought into focus vital areas for deliberations. Therefore, it was truly enlightening to have the presence of policymakers such as your esteemed self, to highlight the current areas for media development and potential initiatives that need high-level attention.” 

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press

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