Brussels, May 7 – Oman Journalists Association (OJA), represented by the Sports Media Committee, will participate at the 81st Meetings of the General Conference of International Sports Press Association (AIPS), to be held in Brussels, Belgium, from May 8-11. The Oman delegation is headed by Salim al Jahwari, Head of Sports Media Committee, and members Salim al Habsi, Ahmed al Kaabi, Abdullah al Wahaibi and Talib al Wahaibi. The conference will have different issues to be discussed like the approval of last minutes of the AIPS conference, discussing chairman’s report of the AIPS and general secretary’s report of the AIPS. Beside to that, the members of the federation will discuss about different sports sections and mechanism to participate in the International Sports Press Association’s awards.
The conference will study the general conference for International Sports Journalism in Switzerland. The Oman delegation has set an appointment to meet with Gianni MERLO, Chairman of International Sports Press Association (AIPS). Also, the Sultanate’s delegation will meet with Satam al Sahli, Chairman of the Asian Sports Press Union. Both the meetings’ purposes are to develop relations, as well as to have exchange of experiences that will contribute to the development of sports journalism in the Sultanate. Ahmed al Kaabi, member in the executive office of the Asian Sports Press Union, will participate in the Asian union meetings.