(Update) Riachy: Ministry's new structure is all set

Mon 16 Apr 2018 at 18:09 Politics


NNA - Information Minister, Melhem Riachy, met on Monday at his ministerial office with representatives of all state institutions, to discuss the special application on smart phones "In the Hands of Officials" designed to follow up on citizens' affairs.


"We are in the process of accomplishing the new project of the Ministry of Information, Communication and Dialogue," Minister Riachy said, announcing that the Ministry's new structure is all set and will be forwarded within 48 hours to the Council of Ministers.


Riachy pointed out that the Ministry's new structure incorporates a special unit for communication, dialogue and modern media, including what is dubbed as "Republic Mediator."


The Minister revealed that an agreement has been conducted with the Lebanese company "Eye-Police", with the new application to be implemented via the National News Agency, pending completion of the Ministry's structure.


"The Ministry will follow up via this application any complaint forwarded by citizens to be referred to the concerned ministries," he corroborated.


He continued to say that this network will facilitate the work of ministries and serve citizens by appropriate means.


"Communication between the concerned state institution or authority with citizens shall be held via the Ministry of Information," he said.


"This shall increase citizens' faith in their state," Riachy underlined.


The Minister concluded by saying that he shall brief the President of the Republic and the Prime Minister on the atmosphere of this project, in a bid to attain their support.


================= Lina Younis

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