KUALA LUMPUR – Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak today chaired a meeting of the National Information Council at Angkasapuri here.
The meeting was also attended by Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Jailani Johari, Communications and Multimedia Ministry secretary-general Datuk Seri Dr Sharifah Zarah Syed Ahmad, state information executive councillors, and ministry and government agency senior officials.
Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama) general manager Datuk Zulkefli Salleh also attended the meeting.
The Information Department tabled a paper on the 2017 national budget and the role of the council while the Special Affairs Department presented a paper on strategies to handle current issues.
The meeting was held generally to facilitate more efficient cooperation among the relevant ministries, state governments and government agencies for more effective dissemination of information to the people. – BERNAMA