THE Fijian and Japanese governments signed an agreement on the upgrading of radio capability in the country.The $14.5million grant given by the Japanese Government would see the Fiji Broadcasting Corporation "provide clearer" programs to remote maritime areas.
The Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama and the Ambassador of Japan to Fiji Takuji Hanatani signed the agreements which will modernise Fiji's radio broadcasting capabilities and increase access to information in even the remotest islands of Fiji.
The Japanese ambassador confirmed the project will be implemented under Japan's Grant Aid Scheme by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
He said the project entails the construction of a new transmission antenna, transmission house, supply of new two 558kHz and 990kHz transmitters.
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