Manama, Sept. 21 (BNA): The Board of Directors of the Bahrain Journalists’ Association (BJA), today held a meeting with the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) Director-General, Dr. Ahmed Al-Shaikh, and several officials.
They discussed a number of training programmes for journalists and media graduates.
BJA President, Isa Al-Shaiji, stressed the great role played by BIBF in providing various institutions with professional competencies through its training and academic programmes, noting that BIBF is a pioneering model at the international level.
Al-Shaiji said that cooperation with BIBF is a qualitative addition to BJA, especially in the field of training and professional development.
BIBF Director-General praised the pioneering role played by BJA in advancing society and supporting the process of development and progress, which reflects the Kingdom’s leading status in education and cultural and civilisational development.
Al-Shaikh expressed pride in cooperating with BJA to advance the profession of journalism in the Kingdom, by providing training and development opportunities for Bahraini journalists to increase their efficiency and hone their journalistic skills.
The two sides discussed the topics of the training courses that will be offered to journalists, which would raise their efficiency in various fields, and contribute to meeting the needs of the press sector in the Kingdom and advancing it.