Prasar Bharati has signed a MoU with Empressa de Brazil Communicacao (EBC) in connection with several broadcast related activities including exchange of news, programmes and co-production. The MoU was signed between Prasar Bharati Chief Executive Officer Jawhar Sircar and EBC Vice President Mr Mario in Brasilia, Brazil.
This MoU is being described as historical as it is the first agreement that Prasar Bharati has signed with any South American country. The MoU includes long list of Indian programmes to be broadcast on EBC network including documentaries, science programs, serials and Portuguese programs from Goa.
Mr. Sunil Lal, the honorable ambassador of India in Brazil facilitated the negotiations between two public service broadcasters. Prasar Bharati has already signed similar MoUs with Russia and China in that realizing of the importance of BRICS. The signing MoU with EBC is very important as a milestonethis in bettering relations between two countries.
Prasar Bharati is India’s largest public broadcasting agency. It is an autonomous body set up by an Act of Parliament and comprises Doordarshan Television Network and All India Radio which were earlier media units of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
Extra Info :
Prasar Bharati CEO : Jawhar Sircar
Headquarter : New Delhi
President Of Brazil : Dilma Rousseff
Currency: Brazilian real
So lets discuss some questions related to this article which can be asked in the upcoming exams :
1. Expand the term EBC.
2. Which agency has signed the MoU with EBC ?
3. Name the ambassador of India to Brazil.
Courtesy : Agency Brazil