Rebuilding Public Trust: Assessment of Media Industry in Sri Lanka (MDI Project) 2015

Based on the UNESCO media development indicators, for the development of media landscape in Sri Lanka a study was initiated by NSMR in March 2015. Funds and consultancy services were provided by the International Media Support. Ministry of Mass Media, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka Press Institute, journalists’ organizations and SARD extended their cooperation to the study. That study report was and handover to policy makers including the Prime Minister and Leader of the opposition, at ceremony in Colombo in 3rd June, the world press freedom day, 2016. The study report also handover to consultation committee of new constitution.


Dr. Pradeep N’ Weerasinghe (Chair, NSMR) presented the first copy of the MDI Report to Mr. Ranil Wickramasinghe, Prime Minister

Hon. Ranil Wickramasinghe, Prime Minister

Hon. R.Sampanthan, Opposition Leader

Hon. Gayantha Karunathilaka, Mass Media Minister

Audience

Key Note: Kavi, Editor- Thailand Today

Key Note: Kavi, Editor- Thailand Today