The 50th Executive Board Meeting was held immediately after the 18th General Assembly, chaired by the new President (IRNA).

OANA president in this meeting, first thanked Yonhap for its tenure as 18th president of OANA, appreciated the OANA member agencies and appointed Mr. Mansour Falsafi as the new Secretary General of OANA. In the meantime, Anadolu Ajansi voiced its readiness to host the 51st EBM meeting. Executive Board members accepted Anadolu Ajansi 's proposal. The exact venue and date would be announced by Email through OANA Secretariat.