Information Ministry Updates Priorities and Plan of Actions with 5th Committee

The Ministry of Information has updated the 5th Committee of the National Assembly (NA) on its priorities and plan of action. Minister of Information H.E. Neth Pheaktra shared the points when leading his senior delegation for a meeting with H.E. Suos Yara, Chairman of the NA Committee on Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation, and Information, or the 5th Committee, here at the NA Palace on Feb. 5. The minister is leading an institutional reform to enhance the public relations role of the ministry to proactively, effectively, and efficiently contribute to achieving the government's national strategy-the Pentagonal Strategy-Phase 1. To achieve the set direction, the ministry is focusing on institutional and administrative modernisation, quality work, and human resource development, said the minister. The strengthening of information security, countermeasures against fake news and misinformation, professional and ethical reporting, and digitalisation responsive to the right of citizens to access informa tion are also part of the endeavour. H.E. Net Pheaktra also outlined the so-called White Book, which is a long-term strategy of the ministry to develop its service. H.E. Sous Yara commented on the ministry's well-defined priorities and plan of action and floated strategic cooperation between his committee and the ministry to make the best of the information as well as the public relations role of Cambodia. Source: Agence Kampuchea Presse