12 January 2018
The launching ceremony of Myanmar Digital News and News Portal was held in Nay Pyi Taw on Thursday with an opening speech by the Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint.
The Union Minster said that this is the joint cooperation of News and Periodical Enterprises under the Ministry of Information and Mega Link Advanced Technology Co.LTD as a BOT system. He also stresses that the Ministry tries to be a bridge between the public and government. This application is easy to use and upload Myanmar and English version to updates news, breaking news and video files.
Managing Director, News and Periodical Enterprise, Kyaw Soe said “We did test running of this digital news application and news portal last year. It’s launched today officially and will provide 24 hours services. Users can read newspapers and updates news. We welcome suggestions and comments.”
The tender winner MEGA LINK Advanced Technology Co, LTD started the project in 2017 April.
Business Development Director, MEGA LINK Advanced Technology Co., LTD., Zin Naung Han said “This is the application as well as news portal that we would like to participate together with MOI and other Ministries and other departments to use it as a platform to reach out not only to the newspaper reading but also to provide information specially on weather, disaster and some sort of accident, emergency warning.”
Website address is www.mdn.gov.mm both in English and Myanmar languages.