Azerbaijan, Baku / corr Trend S.Babayev / All programs in Azerbaijani local channels should be broadcast only in Azerbaijani language. This is the final decision and is not discussed, Nushiravan Maharramli, the head of the Azerbaijani National Council of Television and Radio said on 31 October.
According to the decision of the Council, from January 2008 all television programs (documentary, animation, and films) must be presented in Azerbaijani language.
Maharramli said that channels are preparing for such transition and the establishment of conditions for some channels through rehabilitation of dub studios on basis of the Azerbaijani Culture and Tourism Ministry. Maharramli does not see any problem in this respect.