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Fiji Broadcasting Corporation and Japan sign agreement on radio capability

THE Fijian and Japanese governments signed an agreement today on the upgrading of radio capability in the country.The $14.5million grant given by the Japanese Government would see the Fiji Broadcasting Corporation “provide clearer” programs to remote maritime areas.

Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said on a good day, the programs could even be picked up from New Zealand.

Japanese Ambassador, Takuji Hanatani said Japan would provide medium wave radio equipment worth approximately FJ$15m and it would be implemented under Japan Grant Aid scheme- JICA.