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Discipline vital for media – Mervyn Silva

Wednesday, 28 April 2010
Discipline within the media is vital. Acting Media Minister Mervyn Silva is of the view that a proud nation can be built only through a disciplined media. The Minister called on the media to maintain discipline. He said both he and the media should be determined and work courageously. Finally the media should appear on behalf of a proud nation and a younger generation.

Therefore, the Minister called on the media to maintain brotherhood and be friends. He called on the media to handle it, setting an example to others.

The Minister made these statements expressing views to the media after participating in religious observances at the Rajamaha Vihare in Kelaniya and the Vidyalankara Pirivena in Peliyagoda.

The Ven. Prof. Kollupitiye Mahinda Sangharakkitha and the Ven. Prof. Kumburugamuwe Vajira theras delivered Anusasanas.
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