The Deputy Minister for Information, U Aung Hla Tun, visited the transmission station in Toungoo and the district’s Information and Public Relations Department yesterday.
The deputy minister met with staff at the transmission station in Toungoo yesterday. He toured the station and saw the machinery, and asked staff to maintain equipment and be vigilant about security. He also asked staff to ensure employees’ health and happiness at work.
The deputy minister then proceeded to the Toungoo District’s Information and Public Relations Department (IPRD). He visited the children’s reading room, and presented gifts and offered encouragement to children coloring in the room. He also toured the department’s public library and mini-museum and met with the district staff.
The deputy minister advised staff members to connect with local people so they can better access the community centers. He told them to work with department officials, NGOs, local residents, and writers to create an authentic community center, and to expand networking with students and youth. He said it is important to compile authentic news that the people are interested in and to disseminate it in a timely and systematic manner. He said we need to adapt to the changes of the modern digital age and its technologies.
—Zaw Htet (District IPRD) (Translated by Zaw Htet Oo)