Mud slinging campaigns on websites:
Govt appoints committee
The Government has decided to appoint a committee to inquire into the
mud slinging campaigns carried on by certain websites against the
Government, Media Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardana said.
Addressing a press conference yesterday, the Minister said these
websites have been engaged in tarnishing the image of the Government
putting out bogus information aimed to put the Government into
“Therefore the Government has taken steps to appoint a committee to
look into this issue,” he said.
The committee will consist of Information Department officials “The
committee will identify. these websites and names will be published in
newspaper advertisements in the future. But the websites will not be
banned,” he said.