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SPECIAL MEDIA UNIT (SMU)

The department launched, which is the government’s official news portal on 1st March 1997. The SMU established in 2006 was given the task of running the day-to-day operations of the website in English, Sinhala, and Tamil languages.

Breaking News Alerts vis SMS

A Breaking News Alert service is conducted by this unit with the collaboration of Sri Lanka Mobitel and Dialog.

The department assists media in a macro level in welfare, training, policy planning and accreditation, and providing easy access to Government news and information.