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Sudan to set up new radio, TV stations

Excerpt from report by Sudanese newspaper Al-Watan on 26 August by BBC Monitoring Middle East.

Aug 26, 2005 (Khartoum) — [The newly appointed] general manager of the [Sudan] Radio and Television Corporation, Dr Amin Hasan Umar, has said 46 FM and four SW radio stations will be set up to provide coverage in all Sudanese states.

In addition to that, 26 new television stations will be set up to fulfil media requirements in the next phase thus implementing the peace agreement. [Passage omitted.]