The Ask Saudi Arabia program addressed in one of its paragraphs a question about retirees in an entertaining way, and it was interpreted in a way that is inconsistent with the program’s objectives.
The Saudi Commission said in a statement it was recently quoted by Okaz newspaper. Retired people have served our country sincerely and spent their lives in the service of the homeland.
In its statement, the commission stated: In its steps towards promoting local content, and providing modern media material with a modern language and modern technologies, the Radio and Television Corporation has attracted in its new program cycle nearly programs with a variety of content, keeping pace with the interests and aspirations of the Saudi street, and its varied specialization between cultural and historical And the political and entertainment, such as (the men of Abdel Aziz, a feather, our home, in public, the little genius, the situation, the land and humans, the nomad, the Saudi street and others).
And she continued: Among these programs is the “Ask Saudi Arabia” program, which is a global format presented in forty countries around the world. It is based on a review of public opinions in the form of questions by template.
Entertainment The program addressed in one of its paragraphs a question related to retirees in an entertaining way, and it was interpreted in a way that is not consistent with the goals of the program.
She concluded: In this regard and out of respect for all components of the social fabric in our country, the Radio and Television Corporation affirms its full appreciation and respect for our retired brothers and sisters, and that we cannot accept offending them or detracting from them in any way, for they are the ones who have served our country sincerely and spent their lives. In the service of the nation, and in the belief of the Commission in its role, the new program session included the (1000 Miles) program, which reviews the success stories of retirees who served the country and their achievements and immortal contributions.