| Syazwani Hj Rosli |
THE Information Department organised an Information Dialogue Session Programme (PMP) for Mukim Mentiri at the Kampong Mentiri Community Hall yesterday.
Present during the programme was Mawardi bin Haji Mohammad, the Acting Director of Information.
Penghulu Haji Abdul Rahman bin Haji Naim, village heads under Mukim Mentiri and residents were also present.
Mawardi highlighted that the programme acts as an intermediary between the government and locals and shows the government’s commitment, concern and care towards the people.
He also emphasised the roles and responsibilities of the Information Department in serving as the tongue, eyes and ears of the government. Mawardi said through such a programme, information on current issues and government policies can be brought forward, explained and shared.
He also expressed hope that answers and explanations provided by government agencies in resolving issues raised by residents would be accepted by them.
Issues raised during the dialogue session included the welfare of residents as well as public utilities and facilities.
Panellists of the PMP comprised heads of department and senior officials from various ministries and government departments.