Secretary General of the Higher Council for Media Regulation (HCMR) Ahmed Selim asserted that the Council has taken serious steps towards establishing an African TV to broadcast all issues of concern to the black continent, asserting that African media should play a significant role in addressing the world.
The remarks were made by Selim during his meeting with an Arab-speaking African media delegation who is participating in the 19th training course for Radio and Television. The course is organized by the HCMR training center in cooperation with the Egyptian Foreign Ministry as part of constant coordination at the African level.
Selim also briefed the participants on Egypt’s new era after January 25 and June 30 revolutions as well as the election of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi who won with a sweeping majority in 2014 elections.
He also highlighted President Sisi’s remarks on the need for directing more attention to Africa, noting that Egypt has strongly returned to Africa after Sisi’s election.
Selim also shed light on the role of HCMR after June 30 revolution and the need for regulation of the media work in Egypt .(MENA)