September 03, 2012 The President of Republic of Macedonia paid a Visit to the Broadcasting Council

Skopje, September 03, 2012 – Today the President of Republic of Macedonia, Phd. Gjorgje Ivanov, paid a visit to the Broadcasting Council (BC), on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of BC’s establishing.

During the meeting the two officials discussed about the current developments in the broadcasting sector as well as about the BC’s activities.

 “A period, filled with diverse challenges and diverse influences has ended, so the Council today is a real institution that should be respected and I really convinced myself in this today. All Broadcasting Council’s achievements done for our media environment to work in accordance to the European standards and principles should be welcomed. Along with the adjustments and the reforms requested by EU, the Council will be getting its real role, which such institution deserves to have in the society.” – emphasized President Ivanov.
“BC is the oldest regulatory authority in our country and undoubtedly during the past 15 years has contributed to the development of the Macedonian democracy in the media part. Therefore, it is my real pleasure that for this jubilee we have country’s President, Phd. Gjorge Ivanov visiting us.” – said BC President, MSc. Zoran Trajchevski.

During his visit, President Ivanov got acquainted with the process of implementation of the Broadcasting Law as well as with the procedure for monitoring of the broadcasters’ programming and the re-transmitted content by the operators of public communication networks.