ALGIERS- The Algerian news agency APS and the Continuing Education University (UFC) signed Tuesday in Algiers a partnership agreement in the field of broadcasting.
The agreement was signed by the Director General of APS Abdelhamid Kacha and the Chief Education Officer of UFC Djamel Houd Mouissa, in the presence of Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Tahar Hadjar and Minister of Communication Hamid Grine.
The agreement is about APS’ right to use the adjusted headquarters of UFC’s channel against the mobilization of its human resources in terms of broadcasting production in favour of UFC to provide its students with training courses in this field.
APS will be able to use the audiovisual studios of UFC, located in the University, for the production and broadcasting of the audiovisual contents.
Speaking on this occasion, Hadjar underlined that the signing of this agreement “is part of the comprehensive strategy adopted by Higher Education Ministry for years, through the encouragement of Algerian universities to contribute to the national development while ensuring the support and assistance to all the sectors in the fields of scientific research, training and partnership.”
For his part, Minister of Communication welcomed the inking of the agreement between the “two old institutions,” underlining that the sector of information “requires positive values and the citizens need reliable and credible information.”
For his part, Kacha said that this agreement is “an example, par excellence, of a win-win partnership which deserves to be encouraged in this difficult financial situation which requires from everyone, notably the public institutions, the resort to this kind of partnerships to optimize the financial resources and create joint actions so that to make achievements that serve society at lower costs.”