Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says all radio channels are responsible to establish progressive radio style in the country. The Prime Minister stresses the need to maintain radio industry with decent programmes instead of attempting to compete for popularity among the radio channels. The Prime Minister made these remarks participate at the State Radio awarding ceremony held in Elphiniston Theater held in yesterday.
National Radio bags a number of awards at the awarding ceremony. Chithra Kumari Paththapperuma and Gnanindra Perera were awarded as the best news caster at the ceremony. J. Yogaraj was awarded as the best English News Editor. Lucas Thiruchelvan was awarded as the Best Tamil Commentator.