Garowe, 20 September 2014. Puntland Association of Media (MAP) is pleased to announce the successful launch of a new website for the organization.
The site www.mediapuntland.org features the organizational information and resources, and information on media in Puntland regions. The website has an English section for publishing press releases and information for the non-Somali speaking audiences.
“We are very excited to announce the official launch of the new website. With the launch of this site, we are better equipped to foster the growth and development of media in Puntland,” said Map General Secretary Fatima Mohamud.
“It is important for the organization to possess a website that publishes its activities, news, events and photos online. This move is part of many developments the new leadership of the organization plans to fulfill in the recent future.”
The new leadership of MAP has been elected in an event in Garowe August 2014. Some 60 journalists from the various regions of Puntland took part in the election.
Media Association of Puntland (MAP) which has been established in 2008 is intended to promote press freedom and defend the rights of journalists working in Puntland.