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Qatar to launch second satellite channel

Qatar is to launch a second state satellite television channel soon, reports.

“Final touches to update the programmes of Qatar Television are going on while the new programmes are expected to start from April of this year,” said Mr.Mubarak bin Jaham Al Kuwari, chief executive officer of Qatar Foundation for Media.

A number of morning and evening shows have been added to the mix, as well as news bulletins.

He said the committee is also working on special programmes for the holy month of Ramadan.