New Saudi TV station feeds into modernisation drive

May 14, 2018

Fahad Shlayel Director General of the Production and Programmes (right) talking to a staff employee at the studio of the new channel Saudi Broadcasting Corporation SBC in Riyadh. (AFP)

Saudi Arabia's ambitious reform drive takes another step forwards this week, with the launch of a new public TV channel that seeks to lure young viewers and project a modern image beyond the kingdom's borders.