By Goth Mohamed Goth
Somaliland National Television SLNTV has launched new Arabic services into its existing programs earlier this week according to the director of the national television Mr. Khadar Ali Gaas.
The director of SLNTV Mr. Khadar Ali Gaas said, “It’s a high time we at SLNTV incorporated the Arabic language into our service which currently has Somali and English language programs and now the new section, will broadcast regular news bulletins and programs in Arabic.
“We hope the new Arabic service will be an international brand and which has a huge editorial resources, though in the early stages ,we expect its programs will more entertaining and sufficiently independent to attract a wide audience both locally and internationally”, He said.
Mr. Gaas added, “We have already received congratulatory and messages of encouragement from listeners as far as the UAE and North Africa.
The new Arabic section will grant SLNTV to attain a cutting edge advantage over its rivals, allowing us to broadcast simultaneously in several languages and enhance our presence on additional platforms,” Mr. Gaas said
This forum also will hosts group of political, cultural and media personalities and a victory for SLNTV and the whole Ministry of Information.