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Awareness programme on RTI held at the Ministry

Awareness programme on RTI held at the Ministry

[April 20 2017]

An awareness programme was held at the Ministry to educate the staff of the Right To Information (RTI) act, today (20th Thursday, April). The programme was conducted by the Director General of Government Information Department Dr. Ranga Kalansooriya and Director of the National Media Centre Mr. Jagath Liyana Arachchi.

The participants were educated on the contents of the Act including the access to information by the general public, responsibility of state institutions to publish information, responsibility to release information etc. The RTI No 12 of 2016 (certified on 04th August 2016) came into effect in February this year (2017).

The programme was attended by senior Ministry officials and senior tri forces officers.

     

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