Singaporean Minister Osman meets with Thakur and discusses digital media regulation
Singaporean Minister Mohammad Maliki Bin Osman met with I&B Minister Anurag Thakur on Monday and discussed a range of issues including the regulation of digital media in the respective countries.
Osman, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office of Singapore, briefed Thakur on the regulatory framework for digital platforms and digital media in Singapore.
Thakur shared India’s version of the three-tier regulatory mechanism.
Thakur also shared with Osman India the experience of fact-checking in the form of a dedicated fact-checking unit under the Press Information Bureau.
He said the fact-checking unit was easily accessible to anyone on WhatsApp or email.
Thakur urged Osman that India and Singapore should consider celebrating an India-Singapore Independence Week in August, the month the two countries became independent.
India is in its 75th year of independence, while Singapore gained independence on August 9, 1965.
Thakur, who also holds the Sports and Youth portfolio, said India was a country with a huge population of young people with aspirations and he believed that it is the actions taken by young people today that will transform the world. India for the next hundred years. Thakur also briefed the visiting dignitary on India’s efforts to train its young population through various government training initiatives.
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