TVR head confirmed
October 17, 2012 08.49 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

Claudiu Saftiou has been confirmed as the president and CEO of the Romanian public broadcaster TVR by the countryís parliament.

Speaking afterwards, Saftiou said that the main objective of TVRís administration remains the implementation of an economic recovery programme, adopted in a resolution by its board in August.
TVR closed one of its thematic channels (TVR Cultural) on September 15 and is expected to close a second (TVR Info) shortly.

Speaking back in August, Saftiou said that TVR had accumulated debts of Ä145.6 million and that they would take up to seven and half years to pay off.