Organisation Chart:
Corporate Communication

Contact Details:
Corporate Communication Unit,
Economic Planning Unit,
Prime Minister's Department,
Level 1,  Setia Perdana 5, Setia Perdana Complex,
Federal Government Administrative Centre,
62502 Putrajaya.
Tel. No. : 03-88725256
Fax : 03-88883968

Communication Team Section, Economic Planning Unit manages, plans, and monitors media communication activities, interpersonal, and current information disseminated by the Government and departments in relation to prevailing economic affairs to target groups.

Objectives

  • To outline, prepare, and implement suitable Communication plans with the matters / issues faced by EPU, JPM or the Government;
  • To furnish clear, precise, and consistent latest information about EPU, JPM and the Government to the people through the media;
  • To monitor current issues through the media to ensure that EPU, JPM and the Government image are not tarnished.

Key Function

  • To summarise and implement external communication activities related to newspapers, media conferences, and Minister's policy briefing at the Prime Minister Department, other Ministries, and EPU, JPM;
  • To outline media communication plans and strategies for EPU, JPM and Government;
  • To outline face-to-face communication plans and strategies for EPU and Government;
  • To manage and handle issues that require special communication deemed suitable by the Minister at the Prime Minister Department and EPU Director General;
  • To propose and execute Government's messages on special projects,  highly notable  projects, and important project for the Prime Minister's office, Cabinet, Minister at the Prime Minister Department, and EPU Director General;
  • Manage and address communication crisis faced by the Minister at the Prime Minister Department, EPU Director General, and Government;
  • To monitor and analyse domestic and foreign media coverages and making analysis in regard to major projects and other related with current issues by the Government and EPU;
  • To supervise and monitor public opinions on Government economic policies and strategies;
  • Foster close relationship with media and analysts
  • To summarise and implement external communication activities related to newspapers, media conferences, and Minister's policy briefing at the Prime Minister Department, other Ministries, and EPU, JPM;
  • To outline media communication plans and strategies for EPU, JPM and Government;
  • To outline face-to-face communication plans and strategies for EPU and Government;
  • To manage and handle issues that require special communication deemed suitable by the Minister at the Prime Minister Department and EPU Director General;
  • To propose and execute Government's messages on special projects,  highly notable  projects, and important project for the Prime Minister's office, Cabinet, Minister at the Prime Minister Department, and EPU Director General;
  • Manage and address communication crisis faced by the Minister at the Prime Minister Department, EPU Director General, and Government;
  • To monitor and analyse domestic and foreign media coverages and making analysis in regard to major projects and other related with current issues by the Government and EPU;
  • To supervise and monitor public opinions on Government economic policies and strategies;
  • Foster close relationship with media and analysts
  • To monitor domestic and foreign mass media reports (printed & electronic) in regard to our Country;
  • To formulate pro-active communication plans ensuring messages intended by departments or Prime Minister Department reaches the target groups;
  • To formulate special programmes to manage crisis;
  • To organise/plan dialogues and interviews with leaders in mass media (printed & electronic) to disseminate Government  information or messages;
  • To act as advisor to EPU, JPM in implementing communication programmes.