55th General Assembly and Associated Meetings of Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) was held from 30 September to 5 October 2018 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. More than 350 participants from different countries from Asia Pacific region were participated in the program. Chairperson of ACORAB Mr. Subas Khatiwada, Treasurer Mr. Laxman Khadka, Executive Director Mr. Balkrishna Pokhrel and Mr. Rajendra Khanal from Simara FM Bara were participated in that program on behalf of ACORAB. Likewise, other 7 participants from Nepal including Executive Chair of Nepal Television, Managing Director of Radio Nepal and Chairperson of BAN were also participated in the program.
A paper was presented by Executive Director of ACORAB Mr. Balkrishna Pokhrel about Voluntary Community Radio Journalism in Nepal on behalf ACORAB in the Radio working party, which was held on 30 September 2018. Similarly, ACORAB team took part in all of the program held during the GA Meetings. Especially ACORAB took part and shared the view in program committee meeting and women’s wave. Beyond that, 2 bilateral meeting were held with ABU and NHK Japan. During those meetings discussion was held about disaster and media conference which is going to be held in Kathmandu on April 2019 and continuation of Generation What.