Gozo NGOs Association reiterates its position on Council election
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The newly elected Council of the Gozo NGOs Association has reiterated the information released a few days ago regarding the newly elected Council, namely that:
1) "The list of names of the thirteen (13) members, who after being unanimously elected as members of the Council, during the last AGM held at the Gozo NGOs Centre in Xewkija, on 15th of January 2016, will now make up the Council of the Gozo NGOs Association and hold office for the period 2016-2018; and also details about
2) The roles which were assigned, during the first meeting held on Tuesday, 26th of January 2016, to the different elected members."
The Council said that it was hoped that the publication of this information would "signal the commencement of the of work by the democratically elected members of the new Council to start executing the wishes of the members of the Gozo NGOs as expressed during the Annual General Meeting."
According to the Council, "this is not to be, this obstruction is being abetted by a one section of the media, which for unclear reasons has maintained a sustained campaign of one sided reporting, without clarifications and explanations before going on to publish the stories."
"The new Council, elected democratically and openly, as mentioned above cannot comprehend the reasons for the continued attack on the Council." It stated that, "this disruption is done at the expense of work and reputation of the Council and of the same Association and, indirectly for work of associations registered with the same Association."