21 May, 2015
NileSat Chairman Ahmed Anis has received AlgerianMinister of Communications Hamid Grine during a visit to the company,accompanied by Algerian Ambassador to Egypt Nazir al-Arabawi.
Mr. Anis welcomed the Algerian minister at thebeginning of visit. It is the first visit by an Algerian minister ofcommunications to the company since its establishment. Mr. Grine, on his part,expressed his sincere pleasure to visit the headquarters of the NileSat inCairo which he described as huge edifice calling for a nationwide pride,pointing out that the Egyptian satellite is a gain for all Arabs.
Managingdirector Engineer Hamdy Monier gave a presentation to the Algerian Minister,Mr. Grine, on the development of the company business activities and the mainsectors’ operations and future projects.
Ona question about that TV channels that undermine our Arab values andtraditions, Mr. Anis answered Mr. Grine saying that NileSat is one of the most conservativecompanies when it comes to our Arab values, but there are TV channels that arebroadcast through neighboring satellites aims at destabilizing the Arab nationsby broadcasting everything that is contradictory to our valued traditions.
Mr.Anis pointed out that blocking channels has become useless at a multiplatformbroadcasting age through different satellites, adding that TV channels arebroadcast through the internet. He added that demeaning thought can only befought by constructive thought through tools that facilitate sending thetargeted message.
Following the meeting and the presentation, Mr. Anisaccompanied the Algerian delegation in a tour in the company that includedspace and ground sectors.
The Algerian Minister’s visit to the NileSat comes onthe periphery of the Arab ministers of information & communicationsmeetings at the Arab League in Cairo.