Sri Lanka Telecom and Mobitel unveil Digital Roadmap for Northern Province

Sri Lanka Telecom and Mobitel unveil Digital Roadmap for Northern Province

Thursday, 08 August 2019, Colombo: Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) and Mobitel, together with the Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure, launched the Digital Roadmap for the Northern Province in the presence of officials and the national media at the Auditorium of the Jaffna District Secretariat in Jaffna. The Roadmap unveiled SLT Group’s progress towards achieving the national goal of transforming the Northern Province into a digitally empowered region. SLT’s National Digital Roadmap is a large scale ICT infrastructure development project which is planned to be implemented under the pillars of Smart Security, Smart Government, Smart Health, Smart Building, Smart Utilities, Smart Environment, Smart Transportation & Mobility, Smart Agriculture, Smart Money, Smart Education Smart Workforce and Smart Infrastructure.

A large number of projects will be initiated under each sector with a wider focus on empowering not only the government's Smart initiatives and the industrial landscape but also transforming the lives of the people in the Northern Province by providing them with cutting-edge digital solutions. Sri Lanka Telecom took the lead in planning these initiatives with the support of the Group's mobile arm Mobitel (Pvt) Limited, PeoTV and other subsidiaries. SLT Group is proud to take the lead in responsibly contributing towards the government's mission of Smart Sri Lanka which will soon transform the lives of people in a number of ways. The launching of National Digital Roadmap is a clear evidence of the broad vision the Group has envisioned in foreseeing the country's future digital landscape.

The SLT group serves a strong customer base of 11 million which includes multinational corporations, large and small corporates, the public sector, retail and domestic customers by providing a wide range of ICT solutions and facilities. SLT also facilitates the national ICT backbone in the country, playing the leading role in ensuring the best ICT services are provided to the nation.

Mr. P.G. Kumarasinghe Sirisena – Chairman SLT Group addressing the audience

Mr. N. Vethanayahan – District Secretary Jaffna, Mr. S. Sathiyaseelan – Secretary to the Governor of Northern Province, Dr. Suren Raghavan Governor of Northern Province, Mr. P.G. Kumarasinghe Sirisena – Chairman SLT Group, Mr. Nalin Perera – Chief Executive Officer Mobitel and Mr. Saman Perera- Chief Information Officer SLT Group.

Released date: 
Friday, August 9, 2019
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