DECREE SIGNED ON EXPANDING TV BROADCASTING

July 11th, 2008
Yesterday (10 July) President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on the expansion of TV broadcasting in Azerbaijan Republic and measures to strengthen information security in broadcasting.

According to the order, the highest TV and radio broadcasting quality must be ensured in the country, current on land TV broadcasting systems should be adjusted to meet world standards, and information security in broadcasting should be strengthened. To achieve these goals, 2.5 million AZN (two million five hundred thousand) will be allocated to the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies from the Azerbaijan Republic President’s Reserve Fund within the 2008 state budget.
The order was published in official government newspapers today.