President meets Sri Lanka Press Institute representatives

President meets Sri Lanka Press Institute representatives

A group of representatives of Sri Lanka Press Institute held a special discussion with President Maithripala today (Oct. 13) at the Presidential Secretariat.

Attention was paid on the actions to be taken to strengthen the self regulation process of the media.

Minister of Parliamentary Reform and Mass Media Mr. Gayantha Karunathilaka and the Secretary to the Ministry Mr. Vajira Narampanava, Chairman of Wijaya Newspapers Mr. Ranjith Wijeywardena, Managing Director of Upali Group of Companies, Mr. Nimal Welgama, Dr P Kesavaraj from Asian Media Publishers (Thinakural Group), Editor of the Sunday Times Mr. Sinha Ranatunga, Editor of the Lankadeepa Mr. Siri Ranasinghe, Editor of the Sunday Island Mr. Manik de Silva, Secretary of the Free Media Movement Mr. C. Dodawatta, Mr. Kanchana Marasinghe of Working Journalists Association, Mr. Kumar Lopez, CEO of Sri Lanka Press Institute and Mr. Sukumar Rockwood from Sri Lanka Press Institute participated in this discussion.

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