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PM meets with representatives of local satellite channels
By Petra - Jan 16,2013 - Last updated at Jan 16,2013
AMMAN — Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour on Wednesday met with directors and programme presenters of satellite channels licensed by the Audiovisual Commission.
During the meeting, Ensour stressed the importance of the media in shaping public opinion on national issues. He also called on media outlets to help raise awareness of the dangers of vote buying, adding that the government will help the Independent Elections Commission in its battle against “political money”.
The premier also reiterated that the polls will be conducted with complete fairness and transparency, calling on Jordanians not to help the corrupt make it to parliament.
Audiovisual Commission Director General Amjad Qadi and Maen Anaswah, an employee at the commission, testified before the Amman Criminal Court on Wednesday in the Josat satellite channel case.
Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour on Monday met with directors of local radio stations and radio programme presenters to discuss a number of issues related to the media.
Thabet Taher on Thursday took the oath of office before Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour as president of the Electricity Regulatory Commission.
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