The President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili, to make live May 3 television address to the people of Georgia regarding the visit of the President of United States of America
UPDATED AND REVISED WITH SATELLITE INFORMATION
Free live telecast on free satellite downlink (Clear Key, No Encryption)
Simultaneous English translation
On Tuesday evening, 3 May 2005 at 7:00 PM (Georgia Daylight Time, GMT + 4), the President of Georgia will address the people of Georgia concerning the significance of the visit of the President of the United States of America to Georgia on Monday and Tuesday, 9-10 May 2005.
President Saakashvili will talk about the great importance of the visit that emphasizes U.S. support for the ongoing democratic reforms in Georgia and the recognition by the United States of Georgia's efforts to achieve peaceful resolution of conflicts and differences.
As part of this event, President Saakashvili will also answer questions of Georgian students in a free and open session following the event. Students are coming to the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, from Georgia's many regions especially for the event.
The event will be conducted in the Georgian language with simultaneous translation into English made available to international media. Audio of the entire event (address and questions and answers) in Georgian language and the simultaneous English will BOTH be on the satellite transmission.
The event begins at 19:00 hours Georgia Daylight time (15:00 GMT) and will last approximately one hour.
In Georgia: The entire event will be televised live to all of Georgia by Georgian television companies.
International: The live telecast will also be available to international news organizations and transmitted live via satellite by the Georgia U.S. Visit Host Television Pool. This material is provided by the Georgia Host Television Pool for purposes of news media use only and the material may not be sold or used for any commercial purpose.
Tuesday 3 MAY 2005
EVENT: LIVE ADDRESS, Q&A BY PRESIDENT OF GEORGIA, MIKHEIL SAAKASHVILI IN TBILISI, GEORGIA
TIME OF EVENT: from 19:00 to 20:00 GEORGIA DAYLIGHT TIME
3 May 2005 - from 15:00 to 16:00 GMT
TRANSMISSION: FREE OF CHARGE, CLEAR KEY, NO ENCRYPTION
ORIGINATES IN PAL
SATELLITE: - EURASIASAT-1 42 degrees EAST
To see footprint, please visit: www.eurasiasat.com
TRANSPONDER S 1
UPLINK - HORIZONTAL 13991.5
DOWNLINK FREQ - VERTICAL 12744.5
SYM RATE - 6666
FEC - 3/4
TP Channel - 34
Channel 1 - Original/International (Georgian)
Channel 2 - Original/International (Georgian)
Channel 3 - English
Channel 4 - English
FOR TECHNICAL QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT:
Telephone: (Country Code 995) 99 51 52 72
Telephone (Country Code 995) 99 10 38 31
Office of the Presidency