October 4, 2021 4:43 p.m. (UTC+04:00)
By Ayya Lmahamad
Television and radio have been launched in the liberated region of Kalbajar in Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technology reported.
A new 17-meter broadcast tower has been put into operation in the city of Kalbajar, as part of the restoration work of television and radio in the liberated territories. Thus, eight television channels and a radio channel will be broadcast in the city itself and 15 neighboring villages in the region.
At the same time, work has started to restore broadcasting at Shahreyi station, located in the village of the same name near the settlement of Hadrut in the Khojavand region. The station is expected to go live by the end of 2021. As a result, television and radio broadcasting will be provided in Khojavand, Fuzuli and Jabrayil regions.
Work is also underway to create the infrastructure of Gubadli station, which was completely destroyed, and to rebuild Minjivan station in the Zangilan region to resume television and radio broadcasting in these regions.
It should be noted that since December 31, 2020, television and radio broadcasting has been restored in the cities of Shusha and Khankandi, the regions of Khojali (Khojaly), Aghdam and Barda, as well as in the surrounding settlements.
Earlier in April, the Caspian International Broadcasting Company LLC (CBC FM radio station) was declared the winner of the tender to open a radio station in the Azerbaijani region of Nagorno-Karabakh.
Currently, work is underway to restore the liberated territories of Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan will carry out the work of restoration and reconstruction of its recently liberated territories in four stages. The initial stage includes the solution of the problems of governance and security, infrastructure, while the following stages include the solution of the problems of social service activities, reconstruction and development of the economy.
Azerbaijan has allocated $1.5 billion for reconstruction work in the territories liberated in 2021. These funds will be used, among other things, to restore infrastructure (electricity, gas, water, communications, roads, education, health, etc.) , as well as cultural and historical infrastructure. the monuments.
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