China Pledges To Upgrade ZBC Radio Studios
The visiting delegation from China National Radio (CNR), which toured ZBC radio studios at Pockets Hill in Harare, has pledged to co-operate with the national broadcaster in various spheres.The visit by the Chinese delegation comes at a time the national broadcaster is faced with challenges in the transition from analogue to digital to meet the June 2015 international digital migration deadline.
The Chinese delegation toured radio studios at Pockets Hill,Highlands where they were shown the aged analogue equipment currently in use, which requires to be done away with before June 2015.
The CNR Director General, Wang Qiu said the visit is in line with exploring potential areas of co-operation, hinting that CNR is open to assist ZBC in various areas including training.
ZBC Corporate Communications Manager, Gladman Bandama welcomed the visit by the delegation, saying the national broadcaster will gain a lot from the existing ties in its bid to improve broadcasting.
The delegation was welcomed by ZBC Acting CEO, Allan Chiweshe who expressed interest in the areas of co-operation offered by CNR and his management before being taken on a tour of the radio studios.