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    The 3rd general election of the European Rohingya Council (ERC)

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    ERC: Media Release,

    The 3rd general election of the European Rohingya Council (ERC)

    In the name of Allah, the most merciful and the most compassionate:

    Carlow, Ireland: Thanks to Al-mighty Allah, the 3rd general election of the ERC was successfully held on November 27, 2016 in Woodford Dolmen Hotel, Carlow, Ireland. The aims of the election were to elect the new council members from each of the European countries and new executive body for the next two years. Rohingya delegates from different European countries participated and shared their views and ideas for the ultimate interest of Rohingya around the world.

    After announcing the agenda and procedures of the election, the responsible members from the previous executive body and previous council members presented their activities in the past two years. The ERC treasury presented the details of ERC’s bank account for the past two years.

    After dissolving the previous council member team and executive body, the General Assembly eunamimously selected an independent external observer Prof. Dr. Abid Bahar, Canada to motinor the election process. Then, new members of the ERC were welcomed. The new members from each country elected at least one new council member.

    A Board of Trustee was added into the existing structure. As per constitution, the new council members elected the executive body consisting of chairman, vice-chairman, and general secretary. The elected executive body, then, formed the teams of media & information, Research & Training, and the Treasury.

    The election result was finally pronounced successfully and the authority was handed over to the new elected body, which will run day-to-day activities with utmost honesty, integrity and transparency for a period of two years.

    Detail result of the election

    Board of Trustee
    Khairul Amin (Chairman of the Board of Trustee)
    U Hla Tin
    Mohammed Ibraheem
    U Hla Maung

    Executive body
    Chairman – Dr. Hla Kyaw (Dr. Khubyb)
    Vice-Chairman – Dr. Ambia Perveen
    General Secretary – Dr. Haikal Mansor
    Spokesperson – Dr. Anita Schug
    Treasury – Ata Bu Raman and Haroon Yousuf
    Media & Information – Mohammed Rafique, Haroon Yousuf, Zahedul
    Haque and Dr. Haikal Mansor
    Training & Research – Eng. Mohammed Siddique, Dr. Hla Kyaw,
    Dr. Ambia Perveen, Dr. Haikal Mansor and Dr. Anita Schug

    Council members
    Switzerland –  Dr. Anita Schug
    The Netherlands – Dr. Hla Kyaw and Khairul Boshor
    Ireland – Dr. Haikal Mansor and Mohammed Rafique
    Denmark – Khairoon Nissa
    Belgium – Mohammad Haroon
    Norway – Imran Ali
    United Kingdom – Mohammed Siddique and Nur Huda
    Germany – Hussain Azmi
    France – Haroon Yousuf
    Sweden – Abul Khalam
    Austria – Mohammed Shahid

    For more information:

    Dr. Haikal Mansor
    General Secretary
    The European Rohingya Council
    Mobile: +353857692758