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MRTV should make efforts to show modern broadcasting programmes: Union Information Minister

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The MoI Union Minister views around the broadcasting news studio.

Union Minister for Information U Maung Maung Ohn inspected the broadcasting programmes, studios, newsrooms and national symphony orchestra at MRTV (Myanma Radio and Television) on Pyay Road of Yangon yesterday.
The Union Minister first met the MRTV staff officers. At the meeting, he highlighted the department role that dutifully serves its historical responsibilities and holds the motto: to inform, educate and entertain the public for the State amid changing political landscapes of the country.
He also said the ministry is working hard via the media sector in implementing the five-point roadmap and nine objectives of SAC. It cannot be applied to the traditional ways. It should also adopt modern and creative innovations based on the traditions, opinions and standards of Myanmar people, including the developing techniques.
In the 21st century, the media and television broadcasting industries are constantly innovating based on digital technologies, and the MRTV reaches its diamond jubilee.
He then excerpted some words of the Prime Minister of the State made at the 45th anniversary of the diamond jubilee of MRTV, “MRTV could not only inform, educate and entertain but also to motivate the people. As the fourth estate, the media industry plays an important role, so it must act correctly. It should be a reliable MRTV eternally for the country and people.”
The Union Minister continued that cooperation works are required in media like broadcasting programmes that can create a peaceful community lack of any hate or anxiety. Such doings the public can have the correct knowledge and thoughts, and it can benefit the government and interests of the country.
He also urged the staff to cooperate with the ministry in easing the difficulties of people from various media sectors during the outbreak of COVID-19.
Then, MRTV Director-General U Ye Naing reported on the work programmes of the station. The Union Minister inspected the practice section of the national symphony orchestra and modern music bands, storage of records and broadcasting programmes.
The Union Minister also held a meeting with the executive members and veteran musicians of the Myanmar Music Association (Central) at noon and discussed COVID-19 vaccination programmes for the artistes. He presided over another meeting with the officials of FM radio station that jointly broadcasts with MRTV in the evening. — MNA

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