Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Deutsche Welle and Mauritanian Radio sign cooperation deal

Erik Bettermann, Director-General of Deutsche Welle (DW), and officials of the Mauritanian Radio Television (RTM) have signed a cooperation agreement on broadcasting. France Grebern, head of DW programme distribution in Africa and Middle East, said RTM would broadcast DW programmes whereas DW will train Mauritanian journalists and technicians, adding that Germany was ready to support broadcasting liberalisation process in Mauritania.
President Mohamed Ould Cheikh Abdallahi and the Mauritanian Communication minister granted an audience to Bettermann during his visit to the country.
(Source: Panapress/R Netherlands Media Network Weblog)