Motion Without Notice By The Chief Whip Of The Majority Party

10 November 2009

I move without notice, that the House;


That in March 1998 the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 November as World Television Day commemorating the date on which the first World Television Forum was held in 1996

Further notes,

That this day is designed to encourage global exchanges of television programmes focusing on peace, security, economic and social development and the enhancement of cultural exchange.


Television is one of the most influential forms of media in our present time because of the considerable convenience it offers to its audience worldwide, of all ages, nationalities and social status.

Further believes,

Television plays an effective role in disseminating information and knowledge and serves a powerful tool for reflecting and shaping human conditions and aspirations.


Ourselves, too the broadcaster that aligns its programme with the principles of the Constitution, social cohesion, and nation-building;