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Department of Government Information

Department of Government Information (DGI) is a key establishment of the Ministry of Mass Media. The department assists media in a macro level in welfare, training, policy planning and accreditation, and providing easy access to Government news and information. On the other hand, DGI also play an important role catering to the Government with data analysis, information, audio visuals, and archives. The department plays a major role in formulation of the Right to Information Bill.

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Youth’s vote is Youth’s voice

Sri Lankan youth’s expectations of the Future President“Ability to develop the country for the betterment of the people”- Cyber (26), Colombo“A person who is able...

Making vibrant and functioning democracy, a reality

Years of political manoeuvring, months of dramatic behind the scenes activity and weeks of intense of campaigning will come to an end in three days...

Don’t waste your time trying to control life

“Don’t waste your time trying to control life”Ajahn SumedoMeththa, loving kindness, is an all-inclusive practice. Although liberation comes through letting go of our attachment to...

Alarming rat fever outbreak

People who are involved in occupations such as farming, mining, or cleaning drains and canals, should inform your area MOH or PHI.A total of 4,160...

New Zealand towards a zero-carbon future

Green’s co-leader and architect of Jacinda Ardern’s ambitious climate policies says action in the face of climate change is essential.When James Shaw’s zero-carbon bill passed...

Hypocrisy, thy name is physician!

E. M. Wijerama Endowment Lecture delivered by Dr. Ruvaiz Haniffa on October 25, 2019 at the Lionel Memorial Auditorium of the Sri Lanka Medical Association As...

Need for global unity

THE BOOMERANG ECONOMY The economy of the Maldives has been greatly affected by the 2004 tsunami caused by the Indian Ocean earthquake; the environmental refugee crisis...

Small islands, rising seas

“You know that with a sea-level rise of over 1.5 metres, hundreds of millions of people would be dead. They would simply be wiped out,”...

NCE gives ‘Food for Thought’ on key challenges of country

The National Chamber of Exporters (NCE) which represents a vital sector of the Economy of the Country, viz: Exporters of Products and Services and Service...


The world faces an invisible crisis of water quality. Its impacts are wider, deeper, and more uncertain than previously thought and require urgent attention.While much...

Latest News

New President to be sworn in tomorrow

President elect Gotabhaya Rajapaksa will take oaths as the 7th Executive President of Sri Lanka tomorrow at the Sri Maha Bodhi in Anuradhapura.

Sajith congratulates President

At the conclusion of a hard fought and spirited election campaign, It is my privilege to honour the decision of the people and congratulate Gotabaya...

Regional leaders congratulates new President

Regional leaders of the South Asian region extended their congratulations to Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna candidate, President-elect Gotabhaya Rajapaksha on his landslide victory in the...

Elected 7th Executive President of Sri Lanka

The Elections Commission declared that Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been elected as the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.On behalf of the Elections...

Indian PM congratulates new president

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended his congratulations to SLPP presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa while also saying that he looks forward to working closely...

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