The minister of ICT Hon. Frank Tumwebaze had said that Uganda Broadcasting commission (UBC) will patener with the Chinese national broadcaster CCTV.
Minister Tumwebaze made these remarks via his facebook pages a few hours after he had returned back in the country from the world Internet conference in Wuhzen province China.
“I have concluded my one week working visit to China. Together with my delegation, we attended the world Internet conference in Wuhzen province and good discussions on ensuring safety and sustainability of the cyberspace were held. The future of the Internet, it’s equitable access and the end of its monopoly by the big powers dominated the discussions.” said Tumwebaze.
He also said that staff members from UBC will have an opportunity to be learn new modern skills in broadcasting, content production and management and use of new modern digital equipment.
“We agreed in principle that our two state national broadcasters should corporate and learn from each other. For UBC, this is a major step in our efforts to rebuild and revamp it. CCTV will accord UBC staff an opportunity to learn new modern skills in broadcasting, content production and management and use of new modern digital equipment.” he added.
He however concluded saying that an official Memorandum Of Understanding will follow through our countries’ formal diplomatic channels.