Media, politics must have positive, affectionate ties
COLOMBO: Media and politics has to have a positive and
affectionate relationship, specially when the country is going ahead
with massive development projects, Nimal Weeratunga, Media Secretary to
the Airport and Aviation Minister said.
“The media must correct mistakes by Governments,” Weeratunga told
provincial correspondents of Hambantota district at the inauguration of
a media workshop at the Information Department yesterday.
He said, it is not easy to change mistakes prevailing for several
decades but it is the responsibility of the media to point out them and
educate the public.
Weeratunga said, developing Hambantota will be a historical event
once the project is completed.
A large number of media personnel from Hambantota participated at the
two-day media workshop conducted by lecturers and editors. The workshop
was a concept of Airport and Aviation Minister Chamal Rajapaksa.