January 27, 2020A meeting in via XX Settembre between the Minister of Economy, Roberto Gualtieri, in his role of controlling shareholder of the public service broadcasting company, and the CEO of Rai, Fabrizio Salini. During the cordial conversation, which lasted about an hour, the minister asked Salini for information on the solutions to be put in place to collaborate in a more certain and speedy implementation of the new 2019-2021 industrial plan, launched by the board of directors of the Rai is approved by the Ministry of Economic Development. This was announced by sources of the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

Minister Gualtieri also expressed to Salini the hope that some of the main issues that the company will face in the coming months will be managed and resolved: the guarantee of impartiality and pluralism in information and insights, the challenge for listening and advertising sales, identifying the resources necessary for the purchase of the broadcasting rights of the two major sporting events of 2020, the European Football Championships and the Olympics.

Gualtieri - it is still learned - has also tackled with Salini the great issue of the digital transition in the awareness that the company's ability to compete in a constantly evolving market also passes through a clear strategy capable of directing and guiding future choices in the field. of multimedia convergence.