Jul 29, 2021

President’s Media Center declared open Featured

The President’s Media Center (PMC), which will provide information on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the Presidential Secretariat, was declared open today (29).

Presidential media spokesman - Kingsly Rathnayaka says that the PMC will enable the President to address the nation using the same technical tools used by developed countries and also allow journalists to ask questions from the President or from the President’s Spokesman.

Speaking to media, Mr. Rathnayake also stated that weekly press conferences will be held at the PMC which is capable of seating 200 journalists and that ‘disciplined’ journalists will be invited.

However, veterans in the field question what is the criteria which the PMC will follow to decide whether a journalist is ‘disciplined’ or not.

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