VOA Launches News Hour to Afghan/Pakistani Border

VOA Launches News Hour to Afghan/Pakistani Border
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VOA said recently it has launched the first full news hour of a new radio broadcasting service to the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region.
"In the coming months VOA Deewa (Light) Radio will expand to six hours of daily news programming," it stated. Director David Jackson called it the beginning of a new Pashto language radio program specifically designed for the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region. He said that area faces significant challenges including ethnic and political strife, poverty and health issues.
VOA Deewa Radio programs can be heard in certain cities on FM frequency 100.5 MHz and on shortwave. Programs can be heard online at www.voadeewaradio.com.