Riyadh, (SPA) Minister of Culture and Information Dr Abdul-Aziz Bin Mohyiddin Khoja patronized here yesterday signing of two contracts for the services of the developed program of the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) and the transmission of SPA's services through satellites. The cost of the two contracts amounts to SR 6,316,825.
The SR 3,931,200 first contract stipulates maintenance and operation of systems at SPA as well as the development of SPA's website.
The program is based on the most modern international systems (asp. net) and it is characterized by accuracy and excellent performance.
The components of the program includes editing, surveillance, sources, archives, audio and photography channels. The value of the contract amounts to SR 2,385,625.
The contract also stipulates import of devices and programs including transmission of SPA's news and photographic services to all subscribers through the satellite for the coverage of Asia, Africa and parts of Europe and East Asia.
The signing ceremony was also attended by Under Secretary of the Ministry of Culture and Information Dr Abdullah Al-Jasser and Assistant Under secretary for engineering affairs Dr Riyad Kamal Najm.