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Info Ministry to develop transmission of all sports matches
KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20: The official spokesperson for the Kuwaiti Ministry of Information, Anwar Murad, affirmed that the ministry pays special attention to the third sports channel on Kuwait TV, as it is directly concerned with the sports and youth sectors. Murad said in a statement to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) recently that under the directives of Minister of Information and Culture and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Abdul Rahman Al- Mutairi, the ministry will develop the transmission of all sports matches, especially football, as it is the most popular game in Kuwait and the world. She explained that the number of cameras will be increased during the broadcast of matches, as well as the provision of the best transport vehicles in cooperation with the engineering sector in the ministry for this purpose, adding that a new sports studio has been equipped with high technologies and excellent quality to analyze football matches in conjunction with the launch of the new Kuwaiti league. She indicated that cooperation will be made with one of the largest international companies to provide statistics on the performance of players in all matches of the sports season in a precedent that the sports media in the country has not witnessed.
Murad stated that the channel produces various programs in form and content, including Al Diwan programs, which include the stars of the golden age of Kuwaiti football, A2Z varied sports, Sports harvest, technical staff, Success Code and The Voice of the Masses, in addition to Program Garage and many other programs. She indicated that the management of Channel Three will develop the channel’s sports news bulletins in terms of form and content and cover all local and international competitions.
It will also cooperate with a number of Gulf channels to obtain the rights to a number of important matches, adding that the channel is working to develop its accounts on social networking sites. She stressed the channel’s keenness to pay attention to national cadres in producing programs, transmitting various sports competitions, and organizing training workshops to qualify them to use the latest technologies that keep pace with media development, in addition to preparing distinctive programs, indicating that the channel will have an integrated artistic identity in the coming period that satisfies the taste of the viewers and observers of the sports events broadcast. Murad stressed that the channel will be concerned with implementing the media aspect of the strategy of the General Sports Authority and highlighting its activities and programs aimed at youth sports. (KUNA)