Metro Takes Part in Afro-Asian Journalists Union Conference
PM:12:06:19/11/2013
The head of Metro Center for Journalists’ Rights and Advocacy takes part in a general conference for the establishment of an Afro-Asian Journalists Union during the period of November 16-18 2013 in Al-hangager hall in the Cairo Opera House, Egypt.  

Rahman Gharib, the head of Metro said,” as a member of the National Syndicate of Journalists in Iraq, I will participate in a conference for the establishment of an Afro-Asian Journalists Union during the period of November 16-18 2013 in the Cairo Opera House.

He went saying, "The goal of the union will be striving for a free, impartial and objective media, and emphasizing on the principles of democracy and freedom in both continents.” "The union, according to the documents available with us, will work to deepen and broaden positive cooperation between countries and nations among the Afro-Asian Journalists Union and strengthening cultural ties among its members,” he said.  

Rahman Gharib also explained that the conference will discuss a constitution for the union, and its internal program and Metro has received all projects of the conference and they are ready for the event.”
    
Delegations from unions and syndicates of journalists of both continents participate in the event. Iraq and Kurdistan region’s delegation includes a group of journalists, namely Adnan Hussein, Abdul-Mun’im Al-A’sam, Irada Al-Jiburi, Lina Muzlum, and Rahman Gharib.   

Afro-Asian People’s Solidarity Organization (AAPSO) hosts a general conference for the establishment of an Afro-Asian Journalists Union during the period of November 16-18 2013 in Al-hangager hall in the Cairo Opera House under the auspices of the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt. During the conference, the head, the deputy and members of the executive committee of the new union will be elected.