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Majid Asfour appointed Al Rai editor-in-chief
Reported by JT | Dec 22,2011 | 23:57
AMMAN — The Jordan Press Foundation (JPF) board of directors, chaired by Samir Hiyari, head of the Al Rai editorial council, on Wednesday appointed Majid Asfour as editor-in-chief of Al Rai newspaper, to replace Samih Maaytah.
Asfour is one of the founders of Al Rai newspaper as he joined the JPF upon its establishment in 1971.
Throughout the past 30 years, he assumed several posts at Al Rai until he became assistant chief editor and later a freelance columnist.
Asfour is also one of the first members of the Jordan Press Association and has served as a member of the Greater Amman Municipality Council for two terms.
He also worked as a consultant for the Jordanian Company for Television and Radio Production and attended several journalism courses abroad.
Al Rai quoted Asfour as saying that the newspaper is a solid establishment with a cumulative efforts of senior journalists and writers, and adding that the next stage will be built on what has already been accomplished.
The newspaper will continue to be a strong platform that defends the country, the King, the people and the causes of the Arab and Muslim nations as well as a platform to raise awareness and promote cultures, he added.
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