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