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Seminar marks commemoration of the International Day of Right to Information

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor September 27, 2018 19:12

Seminar marks commemoration of the International Day of Right to Information

The Ministry of Finance and Mass Media organized a seminar marking the commemoration of the International Day of Right to Information.

Its inauguration was held in Colombo today under the patronage of Government Information Director General Sudarshana Gunawardena. It will also be held tomorrow. The keynote speech was delivered by Dr. Athura Roy, India’s Right to Information Activist.

In her address the Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Finance and Mass Media Thilaka Jayasundera said that the public sector is the supplied side of our right to information. Sri Lanka is implementing the Right to Information Act giving the right to information to civil society and civil activists. If the right to information is really used to enhance the development of the country it would be a very big achievement for the country because with their involvement and participation she said that as a Senior Government officer she is sure the transparency of the country could be enhanced and also get the participatory approach for development.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor September 27, 2018 19:12