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New UMJI Office-BearersShamim Masih Salem-News.com
Tariq Chaman was elected unopposed as president.
(ISLAMABAD) - New office-bearers of the Union of Minority Journalists Islamabad (UMJI) for the next two years were elected here before the conclusion of delegates meeting of the organization.
While Tariq Chaman was elected unopposed as president, Terence J Sigamony was elected secretary-general and Shamim Masih was selected as Public Affairs Coordinator (Information Secretary) in the polling held at the National Press Club in Islamabad.
David Sosheel (Photo Journalist), and Imtiaz Chughtai was elected Vice President, and joint secretary respectively, while Sardar Heera Lal was selected unopposed as treasurer.
Adil Gill, Tania Jamshed, Julius, Munir Maish, Rohail Rehmat and Vincent David were selected as general body members of Union.
E Philip and Ambrose Joseph were elected as the members of the executive council of the UMJI.
About Shamim Masih
"I am Christian rights activist and freelancer Pakistani journalist specializing in writing about Christians rights for the different papers in the world. My aim is to create a peaceful environment in the society and to help eliminate Christian persecution through my writing as I bring the plight of these brave people under the spotlight of the whole world."
Shamim Masih was born in Sheikhopura's village and raised in Gujranwala, a city in Pakistan's Punjab province. He earned his Bachelors Degree from the University of the Punjab, Lahore majoring in English, Economics and Statistics; he also received a Masters Degree in Business Administration.
As a freelance writer and author, Shamim has written for different papers in the world; his expertise is in writing articles highlighting different social issues. He has served as freelance chief reporter and column writer in “Minority Times” in Islamabad, and a number of Shamim's articles have been published in local papers as well.
You can write to Shamim at this address: email@example.com
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