(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) The News Permanent Committee, one of the six Standing Committees of the Arab Sates Broadcasting Union (ASBU) will convene its 5th meeting at the ASBU's Headquarters in the Tunisian capital Tunis tomorrow, Saturday , Nov.03.
During the two-day meeting , to be attended by delegates of several arab TV organs and members of the ASBU, the participants are to discuss a wide range of topics including the activities of the collective and bilateral news exchange between the ASBU's authorities , setting of the arab news exchange related award of 2012 , the news coverage of the main events inside and outside the arab region along with seting a timetable for the events the ASBU will cover during 2013.
The ASBU's permanent committees count among the most important consultative bodies through which the Union seeks to achieve the objectives set forth in its constitutive convention. These committees annual recommendations are submitted to both the Executive Council and the General Assembly for consideration and approval.
Following hereafter are the six Standing Committees; the permanent Committee for Administrative, Financial and Legal Affairs; the Permanent Committee for Engineering Affairs; the Programming Permanent Committee; the News Permanent Committee; the Radio Permanent Committee and the Sport permanent Committe. There emanates from the Permanent Committees a number of sub-committees and working groups which are as follows: Sub-committees and working-groups pertaining to the Engineering Committee.
Sub-committees pertaining to the Television Permanent Committee.
Sub-committees pertaining to the Radio Permanent Committee. All permanent committees meet once a year, except for the Administrative, Financial and Legal Committee which meets twice a year.