The Sri Lanka Press Institute (SLPI) as part of its on-going Right to Information (RTI) awareness program in the country, this week conducted its training in Sinhala and Tamil for the provincial journalists in the Uva Province. The sessions held on the 18th of January 2017 at Hotel Malindi Inn, Bandarawela, consisted 45 participants from the Badulla and Moneragala districts. The program is designed to promote the use of the RTI Act, communicate the Act in a simplified manner, the benefits of the law and practical issues when requesting for information. The program in the Uva Province is after similar workshops conducted by the SLPI in Gampaha, Galle, Kandy and Colombo.
Right to information is part of the sovereignty