“We need solid arguments for rejecting the initiative presented by the Public Broadcaster,” – Speaker of the Parliament Irakli Kobakhidze said at the meeting with media representatives.
As Kobakhidze noted, current management of the Broadcaster has an ambitious plans, goals and their main task is to increase the rating.
“Representatives of the Public Broadcaster believe that several waves of internal reforms, institutional as well as legislative changes are needed for implementing this plan. They said that if we want high rating their initiative should be supported. We should have the solid arguments for rejecting the initiative presented by the Broadcaster”, – Irakli kobakhidze noted.
According to him, the issue of the Public Broadcaster is completely out of political context.
“We supported the initiative as the opposite arguments were not presented. Zero argument is presented in motivated remarks of President’s veto. There are two-three theses, which indicate that something is bad, however do not specify why this is bad”, – Irakli Kobakhidze said.
Today, Speaker of the Parliament Irakli Kobakhidze met media representatives in order to discuss the changes to be made into Law on Broadcasting.