New Minister of Mass Media prioritizes launching educational channels
Mon, Aug 16, 2021, 07:55 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Aug 16, Colombo: Dullas Alahapperuma assumed duties as the new Minister of Mass Media and Information at the Ministry of Mass Media and Information this afternoon (16) following the cabinet reshuffle by the President today. No event was organized for this purpose.
The new Minister of Mass Media then had a brief exchange with the officials of the Ministry headed by Jagath P. Wijeweera, Secretary to the Ministry of Mass Media and Information and Inquired about the present situation and future work of the Ministry and the institutions under the Ministry.
Minister Alahapperuma, said his first priority is to launch television channels for the education of school children within two weeks.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa Monday appointed Dallas Alahapperuma as the new Minister of Mass Media and Information. Previously, he was the Minister of Power.