May 22 Television Channel inaugurated [Archives:2005/805/Local News]

January 6 2005

By Ibtisam Qudar
Aden Bureau

In response to directives of HE President Saleh, the May 22 Television Channel was inaugurated on Jan. 1. The transmission will cover all Yemeni governorates.

The inauguration ceremony was held at the National Channel Headquarters in Aden and was attended by the Information Minister Hussein Dhaifallah Al-Wadhi, ministry officials, journalists and the leadership of the local authority in Aden.

The engineering sector and the technical cadres at the General Radio and TV Corporation have completed all the arrangements including a tentative transmission.

The channel will have special programs, some of which will tackle Yemen's economic, political and social changes.