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Press Release

press1The above Conference of Media Forum of SAARC held from 4.11.2014 to 5.11.2014 in Kathmandu Nepal to discuss the Prevailing Trends of Media Sector. All SAARC Countries have participated in this event and four officials from Sri Lanka also Participated for this Conference.

Ms.Victoria Holdsworth Interim Director and Spots person ,Communication Division of  Commonwealth Secretariat visited the Sri Lanka Press Council and had a discussion  on the objective and role of the Press Council further Stated that she will Contribute towards the future endeavors of the Press Council.

The Polonnaruwa District workshop for Provincial Journalists organized by the Sri Lanka Press Council on District base was held at “Hotel Mahanuge” in coordination with Polonnaruwa District Secretariat on 29th September 2014.

The theme of the workshop was “Role of the Journalists in Crime and violence”. Provincial Journalist Dr.Tuder Weerasinghe, Mr.Karunadasa Sooriarachchi, Mr,Laksiri Wijesena (ssp) were participated as resource presons for this workshop and interactive discussion held end of this workshop.

Deputy Minister of land and land Development  hon.Siripala Gamlath,W.Dayaratna  (PC) Chairman of Sri Lanka Press Council, Press Commissioner and Addl. Secretary of Ministry of Media and Information Mrs. K.W.T.N. Amaratunga were participated in this workshop.  

The Jaffna District workshop for Provincial Journalists organized by the Sri Lanka Press Council on District base was held at “Jaffna District Secretariat Auditorium” in coordination with Jaffna District Secretariat on 19th July 2014.

The theme of the workshop was “Role of the Journalists in National Development”. Provincial Journalist and special Degree Students were participated for this workshop Prof. unanda Mahendra, Mr. S. Thilainathan (Chief Editor of Thinakaran Newspaper) and Senior Lecturer Swaminathan Wimal were participated as resource presons for this workshop and interactive discussion held end of this workshop.

Mr.S. Arumainayagan of District Secretary, W. Dayaratne (P C) Chairman of Sri Lanka Press Council, Press Commissioner and Addl. Secretary of Ministry of Media and Information Mrs. K.W.T.N. Amaratunga were participated in this workshop.