The people friendly role played by ITN in news reporting has been appreciated at the Sumathi Tele –awards ceremony.
The 16th Sumathi Tele awards ceremony was held at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium under the patronage of First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa. Popular artistes as well as Ministers and parliamentarians graced the occasion. ITN received an award in the news reporting segment with an award for news telecasting.
Najith Matarage of ITN received the second place in News Reading. It is for the second time that ITN News Division has been awarded at the Sumathi Tele Awards. ITN which has won awards at all award ceremonies including the Raigam Tele Awards is geared up to continue its responsible role in news reporting.