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ASBU Standing Technical Committee holds its 48th session

The Standing Committee for Technical Affairs belonging to the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) kicked off its 53rd annual session on October 15, 2017, at ASBU HQ in Tunis, in presence of ASBU Director General, Eng. Abdelrahi Suleiman. Delegations from several member corporations attend part in that meeting.

The session looks into the 2017 ASBU activities in the technical field, in addition to setting up its work plan in the field for 2018. It will also discuss reports submitted by the four specialized work groups set up by the Committee in the fields of space and exchanges, radio & TV production and operation, radio & TV transmission, and technical training.

The meeting agenda includes as well results of ASBU’s Arab and international cooperation, reviewing the Arab HDTV Group activiteis and other ASBU technical activities, as well as a number of technical presentations relating to important projects ASBU is working on for the upcoming years.

The session is immediately preceded by the “EBU Week of Technology” Oct. 12 - 14, 2017, and a meeting of the technical working group "B" on radio & TV transmission (Oct. 11).

It is to be noted that the standing committees represent key consultative structures helping ASBU achieve its work. They present their annual recommendations to the Executive Council and the General assembly. ASBU has seven standing committees covering Administrative and Financial affairs, New Media, technical affairs, TV programming, News, Radio, and Sports.