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July 23, 2019

MoI holds 2nd coord meeting for 7th Media Development Conference

Deputy Minister U Aung Hla Tun gives the opening speech at the meeting to prepare for 7th Media Development Conference. Photo: MNA
Deputy Minister U Aung Hla Tun gives the opening speech at the meeting to prepare for 7th Media Development Conference. Photo: MNA

The second coordination meeting to discuss preparations for the 7th Conference on Media Development in Myanmar which will be conducted under the theme of ‘Building Effective Partnerships in Myanmar’s Media Development’, was held at the Ministry of Information in Nay Pyi Taw at 10am yesterday.
Deputy Minister for Information U Aung Hla Tun delivered the opening speech at the meeting. He said the upcoming Media Development Conference is the 7th one to be held, and the first one to take place in Nay Pyi Taw. He said the meeting will bring together experts from home and abroad, members of the media and individuals from relevant departments to discuss and find practical solutions to all the challenges present in Myanmar’s media sector.
He urged everyone in attendance to cooperate in ensuring the conference gets held on time.
The meeting discussed choices for the backdrop to be used at the forum and the list of discussion topics that will be brought up with the panelists and participants at the forum.
The 7th Conference on Media Development in Myanmar will be held at Park Royal Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw on 5 December. The forum aims to pave a path for increasing cooperation between the democratic institutions and non-government entities in Myanmar, as well as empowering media reforms and media development processes.
The coordination meeting was attended by the heads of departments and enterprises under the Ministry of Information and officials and representatives from the Myanmar Press Council (MPC), UNESCO, IMS/Fojo, DW Akademie, JICA, Internews and Myanmar Police Project. —MNA

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