The MRTV, the State-owned media need to abide by the ethics for serving the interests of the State and the people in applying the media ways, said Chairman of the State Administration Council Prime Minister Senior General Min Aung Hlaing in launching the MRTV Diamond Jubilee Museum, the MRTV News Channel and the MRTV DTH system at the MRTV in Tatkon of Nay Pyi Taw Council Area yesterday afternoon in commemoration of the first anniversary of the SAC as a gesture of hailing Diamond Jubilee Union Day.
The Senior General pressed the button to open the MRTV Diamond Jubilee Museum.
The Senior General and attendees enjoyed a video clip on “towards the MRTV Diamond Jubilee Museum” at the mini-theatre of the museum.
Union Minister for Information U Maung Maung Ohn presented an emblem to mark the opening of the museum to the Senior General.
The Senior General viewed scale models of the MRTV and towers, TV broadcasting machinery and vehicles, documentary photos on TV retransmission stations, musical instruments of the modern band, the 75-year Myanmar traditional orchestra, modern music band and musical instruments, ethnic musical instruments, gramophone record players and related equipment, classic music and books, and other machinery for TV broadcasting at the museum.
The Senior General launched the MRTV News Channel and MRTV DTH system at the auditorium of MRTV main building.
Speaking on the occasion, the Senior General said that the Tatmadaw is shaping the country to be a fair, peaceful, developed nation while striving for a nationwide ceasefire and restoration of perpetual peace. The entire people need to understand the realities of destructive events based on riots and insurrection plans and collectively oppose them.
The MRTV being a media needs to encourage the people to have the knowledge about democracy and guide the educated youths to stand on the educational route.
Moreover, it is necessary to oppose the fake news, false news, hate speech and rumours which bring incitement to cause instability of the State and riots. And, the MRTV needs to present true information to the people.
The MRTV, the State-owned media need to abide by the ethics for serving the interests of the State and the people in applying the media ways.
At present, the diamond jubilee museum showcases scale models, TV broadcasting vehicles, machinery and equipment, gramophone records and tapes, and musical instruments in respective sectors.
In couple with the opening of the MRTV Diamond Jubilee Museum, the MRTV DTH system will be launched to regularly operate broadcasting of the MRTV News Channel. Today’s launched MRTV News Channel will rapidly broadcast true news for the people to rebut fake news, false news, rumours and incitements which may bring danger to the country by some media breaking ethics. MRTV News Channel will feature the translated international news to the audiences for knowing knowledge about various events across the world.
The MRTV launched its broadcasting in the Analogue system in 1980 and applied a digital (DVB-T2) system in 2013. Now, it will improve the broadcasting facilities through a digital (DTH) system. So, the State-owned TV broadcasting will have the digitalization process in conformity with the current era as part of efforts to remove the illegal satellite dishes in the nation.
As such, the MRTV is the main pillar to the media sector of Myanmar for ensuring peace and stability of the State and socio-economic development of the people. Moreover, it is a media playing a crucial role to nurture the new generation youth to have correct knowledge and thoughts in order to ensure peace, tranquillity and development of the future nation. In addition, efforts must be made for ensuring a strong bridge among the government, the Tatmadaw and the people as much as possible.
As such, the MRTV is the main pillar to the media sector of Myanmar for ensuring peace and stability of the State and socio-economic development of the people. Moreover, it is a media playing a crucial role to nurture the new generation youth to have correct knowledge and thoughts in order to ensure peace, tranquillity and development of the future nation.
Today is time to restore the perpetual peace across the nation to build the Union based on democracy and federalism the entire people aspire. Meanwhile, the government is striving for improvement of socio-economy such as transport, electrification, agriculture, livestock, education and health sectors with might and main to ensure peace and stability of the State, prosperous country and all-round development of the nation. Hence, the entire people need to cooperate with the tasks and the MRTV was urged to strive for serving the interests of the State and the citizens.
Then, the Senior General launched the MRTV News Channel and MRTV DTH system as a gesture of hailing the 1st anniversary of the State Administration Council.
Director-General U Ye Naing of MRTV presented an MRTV DTH receiver and a two-foot satellite dish to the Senior General.
The museum was set as a separate room in the main building of MRTV in Nay Pyi Taw (Tatkon). On 15 February 2021 coincided with the Diamond Jubilee anniversary of MRTV, the Senior General launched the museum. In accord with the guidance of the Senior General, the two-storey building was constructed as the museum to display scale models of buildings used by MRTV, machinery used for TV broadcasting, direct broadcast vehicles and other equipment at 40 booths in line with the prestige of the MTRV which experienced in successive eras. — MNA