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RESEARCH AND MONITORING UNIT


Providing relevant information to government by monitoring the use of print and electronic media is done by this Unit. Accordingly, this Unit monitors practices of Television and Radio Channels throughout the day. This Unit prepares daily and weekly reports on matters published in Sinhala Tamil and English Web sites that should be referred to the attention of the government.

Preparing a monthly book, which consists of speeches made by HE the President and books on overseas visits of the President is an additional duty of this Unit. Collecting speeches of all politicians and collecting information on opinions of government and opposition politicians regarding important day to day events is done through this Unit.

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

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