The HACA Equipping The HAC In Mali with The software “HACA Media Solutions” (HMS)
The High Authority for Communication (HAC) launched, during an official ceremony held on Tuesday January 15th 2019 in Bamako, the “HACA MEDIA SOLUTIONS” (HMS) that have been subject to implementation at the headquarters of the HAC since December 24th, 2018, by the IT engineers of the High Authority for Audiovisual Communication (HACA).
Thanks to this software that was developed by the HACA and breveted both on the national and international scale for audio-visual content monitoring, treatment and analysis, the Malian regulator is now able to save, round the clock, the programs of thirty six (36) radio stations and eighteen (18) TV channels for nineteen and eighteen months respectively.
Director General of the HACA, Mr. Benaissa Asloun, who visited Bamako for this occasion, highlighted the excellent bilateral relations between the HACA and its homolog in Mali. He also pointed out the convergence between the two media regulators being independent institutions that are mobilized for the citizen’s right to a free audio-visual communication, ethical and respectful of the values of political pluralismc and the cultural and social diversity.
Mr. Asloun also underlined that through this sharp expertise transfer, the HACA remains faithful to its commitment for an efficient Intra-African cooperation, mutually enriching and firmly directed to the future.
The HAC in Mali is the 8th institution to be equipped with the precious HMS after Chad, Mauritania, Senegal, Benin, Tunisia, Nigeria and Togo.
President of the HAC, Mr. Fodié Touré and the members of the institution’s college were also present in this event, in addition to the Minister of Digital Economy and Communication in Mali, Mr. Arouna Touré, and the Ambassador of H.M. King Mohamed VI, Mr. Hassan Naciri. Furthermore, the delegation of the HACA was composed of Mr. Najib Bouezmarni and Mr. Adil Bourbate, Director and manager in the IT Department, and Mr. Talal Salahdine, Manager of the African affairs in the Department of International Cooperation.
At the end of this official ceremony, Mr. Bouezmarni and Mr. Bourbate, who have conducted the installation of HMS and trained the HAC agents to use it, were handed certificates of acknowledgment and gratitude by the President of the HAC.