On February 20 a working meeting of RA President Serge Sargsian with the Chairman
of the National Commission on Television and Radio Grigor Amalian was held.
According to the information placed on the official presidential web-site (www.president.am),
at the meeting problems of broadcasting sphere and prospects of its development
were discussed. Serge Sargsian, the press release says, “shared the recently
voiced public concern with the quality of TV and radio programs”, “stressed
the need for qualitative changes” and “the importance of reforming the broadcast
legislation”, “expressing his willingness to assist the process”. The President,
the press release notes, “commissioned the National Commission Chairman to come
up with a format that would enable the civil and public structures to influence
the content of the TV and radio companies”.