PM Gruevski meets EBU Director General

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Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and Ingrid Deltenre, Director General of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), dicussed Tuesday in Skopje on finding regular financing sources for the Macedonian Radio Television (MRT) in support of its commitment to keep operating as independent, modern public broadcasting service.

Gruevski and his guest agreed that bolstering of MRT's financial independence would add to the program's quality, attract more viewers, as it is the case with the public broadcasting networks of EU member countries.

In this respect they agreed on the need of appropriate amendments to the law that would enable MRT to achieve economic sustainability by own revenues and reduce its dependence on budget subsidies.