Yanan, Kallol OCAB president, gen secy |
Huang Yanan of Xinhua News Agency and Qadir Kallol of BBC have been elected president and general secretary of the Overseas Correspondents Association, Bangladesh (OCAB) respectively for 2007, says a press release.
The election was held at the National Press Club on Saturday.
Other elected office-bearers are vice-president - Moslem Uddin Ahmed (Gemini News Service, UK), joint secretary - Khondker Hasnat Karim (Millat Gazaetee/Turkish Daily, Turkey) and treasurer - Bashudeb Dhar (Dainik Statesman, Kolkata).
And the members are Ahmed Matiur Rahman (Qalam Weekly, Kolkata) Farid Ahmed (Inter-press Service, Philippines), Hassan Shahriar (Newsweek, USA), Rahman Jahangir (Saudi Gazette, KSA), Sk. Enamul Hoque (Radiance Views Weekly, India) and Shamim Ahmad (UNI, India).