September 18, 2008

Afghan TV Broadcasts More Iranian Serials During Ramadan

Text of report by state-run Iranian radio external service from Mashhad on 18 September

With the arrival of Ramadan, Afghan TV networks are broadcasting seven Iranian serials. According to Iranian radio and TV, "She was an angel", "Joseph, the messenger" and "The forbidden fruit" and among the Iranian serials that are being broadcast by Afghan TV networks, among them, Rah-e Farda, Tolo TV, Shamshad TV, Tamadon TV and Lemar TV.

Taking into account the religious atmosphere in the holy month of Ramadan, Afghan TV networks have turned to broadcasting more Iranian films and religious programmes. Iranian serials and films do not need any translation, dubbing, or even reviewing by the Afghan TV networks' officials. Last year, too, during the holy month of Ramadan, eight Iranian TV serials were broadcast by the Afghan TV networks and were welcomed by the people of the country.

Originally published by Voice of the Islamic Republic of Iran External Service, Mashhad in Persian 1330 18 Sep 08.

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