Media cards with barcodes next year
The Information Department will introduce a special bar code to the
Media accreditation card to prevent them being misused from next year,
Information Department Director Anusha Pelpitata said.
According to Pelpita, all particulars regarding the bearer of the
card is expected to fed in the accreditation card enabling the security
forces manning checkpoints and government institutions to identify them.
This will make their identification easy as the all details are
include in the barcode. "We will introduce these cards to the media
persons covering forthcoming SARRC summit in Colombo too, Pelpita said.