Min. Fahngon Tours Media Houses
Deputy Information Minister for Public Affairs Eugene L. Fahngon on Monday continued his acquaintance tour of media institutions in the country.
It can be recalled that on March 28, Fahngon initiated a tour of media entities in the country.
During the tour, which is an initiative of the Department of Public Affairs of the Ministry of Information, Fahngon held series of acquaintance meetings with media executives in a bid to foster collaboration, mutual respect and understanding between the media and his office.On the first leg, Fahngon toured the offices of the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) and Female Journalists Association of Liberia (FeJAL), among other media entities, during which he affirmed his commitment to initiating a cordial working relationship between his office, the media and government by extension.
During the second phase of the tour on Monday, Fahngon toured the offices of The Inquirer, The New Republic and The News newspapers.
He also visited the offices of The Global News Network, Sky Communications Incorporated and Royal Communications Incorporated.
Meanwhile, Fahngon has reaffirmed his commitment and support to working collaboratively with the media and urged them to call upon him at all times.
“My office is open to you at all times. You can have a spare key if you so desire,” he noted
In a conversation with the Inquirer Newspaper boss Attorney Philip Wesseh on Monday, Fahngon said the Government of Liberia is not at war with the media.
In remarks, Atty. Wesseh, who is Managing Editor of The Inquirer newspaper, pledged his support to cultivating a suitable relationship with the Government of Liberia.
Wesseh then urged the ministry to synchronize messages coming out of government so that there can be a singular message reaching the public, which will aid the media in providing accurate information on happenings in the country.