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* Island wide 'Information Week' to enlighten citizens on the Right to Information
Sun, Sep 16, 2018, 02:32 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 16, Colombo: The Government has focused its attention to declare the period from 21st to 28th September as the Information Week to make aware the public of using the right to information for the public welfare.

Sri Lanka, being one of the countries which have ensured the right to information of the public, possesses the third best Right to Information Act in the world.

Accordingly, the government has declared the Information Week to coincide with the International Day of Right to Information which falls on 28th September while naming the year 2018 as 'Year of Public Awareness'.

Sri Lanka ranks at the third place in the Global Right to Information Rating, which assess country's legal framework, and the best in South Asia.

The Cabinet of Ministers has approved a proposal made by the Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera to implement the mobile service on Right to Information as 'Right to Information to the Village' under this program and to enlighten the students by conducting various competitions covering all schools Island wide.

 

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