Yemen to launch first space youth channel [Archives:2005/870/Local News]

August 22 2005

SANA'A- Sana'a University is currently making the necessary arrangements for launching the first independent space channel for youth in Yemen's history.The space youth channel will start broadcasting in next September, said Prof. Ahmad al-Kebsi, Vice Rector of Sana'a University for Academic Affairs. Al-Kebsi pointed out the university had completed setting up studios for the new channel and provided it with professional cadres and necessary equipment. The channel, he added, will start broadcasting next month to coincide with Yemen's celebrating the 43rd anniversary of the 26 September revolution.

The channel will have youth-oriented programs to mature their awareness and operate in compliance with the media policy in the country, Sana'a University Vice Rector signaled out.