President Pranab Mukherjee will arrive Kolkata on August 22 on a three-day visit. On August 23, the President would launch Moitree Service of the All India Radio (AIR) at the Raj Bhavan, besides taking part in two other programmes organised by Bangiya Sahitya Parishad and Bharat Chamber of Commerce. All India Radio will launch a new channel ‘Akashvani Maitree’ on Tuesday providing a common platform for participatory content creation for listeners in India and Bangladesh. The Bengali language service channel, to be launched by President Pranab Mukherjee at a function in Kolkata, is going to be a maiden venture of AIR which aims at blending of content from both India and Bangladesh from the fields of art, culture, literature, music, sports and shared socio-economic issues.Akashvani Maitree channel will source its content from state-owned Bangladesh Betar, according to concept theme note of the channel.
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