A senior Iranian provincial official has said that the local TV station in
Speaking at a ceremony to introduce the new head of the Ardabil TV and Radio Organization, the governor-general of
Dr Ali Darabi, the deputy director of the Iranian TV and Radio Organization, said that a special programme will be drafted to develop all Iranian TV and radio channels for the coming four-year period. More than 100 TV and radio channels exist in the country, he said. Another TV and radio satellite will be launched if the Majlis passes the bill, Darabi added.
He emphasized the role of provincial channels in expanding the g! eographical borders in the world. According to the survey, Darabi said, 80 per cent of the Iranians who live in foreign countries had noted the improvement in national channels' promotion of Islamic values.
The representative of the Iranian spiritual leader in the province and Friday prayer imam of
At the same time, the new head of the provincial TV and Radio Organization, Adel Qadimi, stressed the historical and cultural significance of
The former head of the pr! ovincial TV and Radio Organization, Navadat, said that achievements of
At the end of the ceremony, Navadat was thanked for his eight-year services.
Source: Ardabil Provincial TV,