Radio for expats in Kuwait includes English, Filipino, Persian, and Urdu.

Posted: 23 Feb 2010   Print   Send a link
"Local Kuwaiti radio is granting expatriates here an opportunity to listen to broadcasts in their mother tongues, and to remain in touch with their religions and cultures. ... FM 93.3 is a local station run by foreigners, and serves as a mediator to help expatriates get a sense of what is going on in the country through covering events and stories in their mother language, explained Director of Radio Kuwait’s Foreign Programs Department Sheikha Shojoun Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to KUNA. ... English programs are aired on FM 93.3 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., followed by Persian from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Filipino from 1:00 p.m. to 3: 00 p.m., Urdu from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and finally an English broadcast from 9:00 p.m. till midnight, she noted. As for the Short Wave 72.5, she said that it covers the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and some surrounding Arab countries and it aims at highlighting major events in Kuwait." KUNA via Q8NRI.com, 20 February 2010. The mentioned shortwave frequency is actually 7.25 MHz, or 7250 kHz. Radio Kuwait uses other shortwave frequencies, as well.