Murad cites need for timely, reliable info in age of social media


Bangsamoro government Chief Minister Al Haj Murad Ebrahim has underscored the importance of providing timely and reliable information in this age of social media.

Murad, represented by Atty. Aying Asis, assistant secretary of the Office of the Chief Minister, issued the statement during the two-day media communications workshop, which ended Friday, October 11, in Cotabato City.

The workshop was conducted by the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’s (BARMM) Bureau of Public Information (BPI) in partnership with the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO).

“In an age where social media leads the platform of information dissemination, we need individuals who can adapt through these changing times and assure the integrity of real news and provide timely updates about our respective ministries, offices and the transition, in general,” Murad said.

“Regarding of our efforts in this crucial period of transition, if we cannot provide regular updates and information, it would be difficult to get the support of the Bangsamoro people,” he said.

The information officers and communications staff of the different ministries and offices of the BARMM participated in the workshop.