6 March 2010
The recently elected MLA Council met today to start off MLA activities for the year. All MLA Council members (consisting of Aishath Shabana, Fathmath Shiham, Habeeba Hussain Habeeb, Aminath Shiuna, Athiyya Shakeel, Aminath Riyaz, Guleyfa Mohamed & Khadeeja Mohamed) were present at the meeting.
Issues that were discussed include:
- Clarifying every Council member’s role.
- Policy for MLA newsletter, including its frequency, time of publication, article categories, contributors, and it’s language & layout. It was decided to have 3 issues a year, published the last Sunday of April, August, & December. It was also decided to have an introductory supplimentary newsletter for the month of March 2010.
- Brainstorm activities for the year, and also for the 2 year term.
Noted activities include, General workshops, Provide basic library training for interested groups, Provide consultancy in setting up libraries, story time event for children with special needs, Preparations for Silver Jubilee MLA Book for 2012, collect MLA archival items, Revisit MLA Logo, Regular publishing of MLA Newsletter, Fund raising activity…