AIBD (Asia Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia present the Reinhard Keune Memorial International Radio Award 2013 to Mr Biju Mathew, Programme Excutive,
CBS, All India Radio.
The award was presented at the inaugural function of AIBD’s 39th Annual gathering/ 12th AIBD General Conference and Associated meetings held on 12th August 2013 at Parkroyal Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar.
Reinhard Keune Memorial International Radio Award 2013 competition was based on the theme Promoting rural development and programmes broadcast by various AIBD member organizations competed.
The programme ‘A village rejuvenated‘, written and produced by MR Biju Mathew, emerged as winner in this international competition, bringing laurels to All India Radio.
Union Information Minister of Myanmar Mr. U Aung Kyi presented the trophy and AIBD Director Mr. Yang Binyuan presented the certificate. Deputy Information Minister of Myanmar Mr. U Ye Htut, Yangon Region Chief Minister Mr. U Myint Swe and media heads from various countries were present.
Three more awards were presented in the function viz AIBD Radio award for the best radio programme on water conservation, AIBD TV award for best TV programme on cross-cultural exchange and best TV programme on economic recession and impact on developing countries.
The award presentation was on 12th August.