Saudi Arabia Launches First Foreign Language FM Frequencies in Malayalam, English, Hindi and Tagalog

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VM Afthabu Rahman

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    2023-03-18 22:26:48.0


18 March 2023 10:26 PM GMT

Saudi Arabia Launches First Foreign Language FM Frequencies in Malayalam, English, Hindi and Tagalog

Jeddah-Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia's first foreign language FM frequency all set to hit the air soon. The new frequency will cater to Arabic and non-Arabic speaking expatriates and tourists living and visiting Saudi Arabia. The new frequency will broadcast in English, Hindi, Tagalog and Malayalam (a regional language from India),

The program content includes news updates apart from music, listeners interaction programs and entertainment programs. This initiative is part of Saudi Arabia's efforts to enhance communication and cultural exchange between the country and the world. It also will elevate the overall business performance of Saudi Arabia as it is an excellent media vehicle to reach out the most potential communities living in KSA. This phenomenal leap in the area of media and communication will be totally aligned with the vision of the rulers of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The launch of the first foreign language FM frequency in Saudi Arabia is a significant step towards promoting diversity and uplifting the quality of life in our society. We believe this initiative will contribute to enhancing our country's position as a hub for cultural exchange and a destination for expatriates and tourists from all over the world."

The FM frequency will be available on 4 different frequencies from Riyadh, Jeddah and DAMMAM in all four languages.

All the frequencies are owned by CAPITAL RADIO NETWORK, a newly established broadcasting company.

The new frequency is set to launch soon and listeners can tune in through their FM radios or online streaming platforms


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