Saturday, April 18, 2009

Media Prima To Explore Opportunities In Maldives

Media Prima Bhd will explore opportunities in media-related fields in Maldives during a working visit to the country next week, the company said on Friday.

It said the three-day visit starting from Saturday, to be led by chairman Datuk Abdul Mutalib Razak, is on the invitation of the Maldives' Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture.

"The purpose of the visit is to facilitate discussions on how Media Prima can assist the island state develop its media and broadcast industries, including radio and television," it said in a statement.

Among areas to be looked into are training for local media and broadcast personnel and sharing of expertise in broadcasting, especially in management, financing, marketing, productions and technical aspects, it said.

The working visit is very much in line with regional expansion strategies and will allow Media Prima to study collaboration prospects.

This will be Media Prima's third venture with a foreign government after Oman and Pakistan.


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