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Ministry vouches for media collaboration as key to G20 success

Ministry vouches for media collaboration as key to G20 success

Screenshot of the Secretary General of the Communications and Information Technology Ministry, Mira Tayyiba in a virtual webinar hosted on Thursday, February 24, 2022. (ANTARA PHOTOS/Livia Kristianti/my)

Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Communications and Informatics Ministry cited consolidation of national media collaboration as the principal means to ensuring the success of Indonesia's G20 Presidency.

Success could be achieved if the media can effectively communicate the message of the G20 Presidency of "Recover Together, Recover Stronger."

"The Communication and Informatics Ministry views media synergy as the key to (boosting and promoting) this momentum (offered by Indonesia's G20 Presidency). Message synchronization has become the main factor in this attempt to ground synergy between media," Secretary General of the Communications and Informatics   Ministry, Mira Tayyiba, stated during an online event on Thursday.

The message that should reach all national and international citizens is that Indonesia raises global issues and seeks better solutions to address these problems.

The three priority issues brought up by Indonesia during its leadership at the G20 are the global health architecture, digital-based economic transformation, and energy transition.

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The media is expected to instill the ideas behind the matters discussed during these international meetings as well as to assist in the solution-seeking process that would have tangible impacts on the citizens.

The media is also expected to lay emphasis on the notion that Indonesia would become a bridging force between developed and developing nations.

As the first developing country to lead developed nations in an global-level event in which strategic policies were made, Indonesia will voice and promote global equality.

"It is our responsibility to ensure that the world witnesses Indonesia's commitment in fulfilling the G20 Presidency('s idea) to Recover Together, Recover Stronger," she remarked.

To this end, Tayyiba pushed for the said cooperation on account of the fact that thousands of media outlets in Indonesia had been registered under the Press Council.

Every contribution made by the media to promote the message of the G20 Presidency would also boost the success of the event.

"Each media outlet certainly has its own characteristics and audience segments that reflect Indonesia's diversity, and it should benefit us all. Thus, the 1,734 media outlets registered in Indonesia were important assets in ensuring that the people of Indonesia, as the host of the 2022 G20 Presidency, are aware of and understand the G20 event," she concluded. 
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