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|Function/Grade||Director Afghanistan National Radio and Television RTA|
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Director of the Afghanistan National Radio and Television (RTA)
Background Radio Television Afghanistan:
Radio Television Afghanistan is an Afghan broadcasting organization. This governmental organ has a national TV station, RTA (which carries the same name as the organization). It also has one radio station, Radio Afghanistan. It used to have a second channel called Afghanistan National Television (ANTV), which was merged with RTA in 2010.
On the inception the Radio and Television of Afghanistan has started it´s operation in the name of Radio Kabul on 1925, during the era of King Amannullah Khan, two radio transmitters with the capacity of 400 watt have been procured from the German company of Telephonkan, one of those has been installed on Koti Londoni near the bridge of Artel which subsequently started to its operation and the second one had been transferred to Kandahar which on that period the musical programs and news were only being broadcasted for few hours.
It was constantly running till the internal rebellion started. Then the radio transmitters had been destroyed and on 1940 during the period of King Zahir Shah another radio transmitter has been purchased with the power of 25 KW from the same company and it has been installed on Yaka-Tot area and subsequently started to its operation.
Therefore, the broadcasting of Radio Afghanistan have been amplified and the name of Radio Kabul changed to Radio Afghanistan and started its full fledge broadcasting with the period of 18 Hr daily.