Home / IT / Telecom / Tech/ British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka visits LSEG Sri Lanka

British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka visits LSEG Sri Lanka


Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Thursday, 12 July 2018 00:00


From left: British High Commission Head of Trade and Investment Michael Fernandopulle, British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka and Ambassador to Maldives James Dauris, LSEG Sri Lanka Head Dee Liyanwela, LSEG Sri Lanka Head of Infrastructure Services David Hall and British High Commission Deputy Head of Trade and Investment Asanthi Fernando

 

A delegation led by British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka and Ambassador to Maldives James Dauris visited the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) Sri Lanka at the Group’s facility in Trace Expert City, Colombo 10. The High Commissioner was welcomed by LSEG Sri Lanka Head Dee Liyanwela along with members of the leadership team.

This was the High Commissioner’s first visit to the UK-based Group’s facility in Colombo, where he was briefed on LSEG’s Sri Lanka business and contribution to the economy. High Commissioner Dauris met with several teams and was given a detailed description of the Group’s different business entities.

Dauris said: “I’m very happy to see the success of LSEG and the growth its operations in Sri Lanka are enjoying. LSEG Sri Lanka is a great example of the potential the Sri Lankan corporate sector has to offer and of the technical and investment advantages that come from this sort of investment and collaboration.”

Liyanwela said: “It is an honour to have the High Commissioner visit our facility. He understood the Group’s business strategy and how we are creating employment here through work we are doing for clients around the world. We discussed opportunities for LSEG’s growth in Sri Lanka and how the British High Commission can assist us.”

LSEG is a leading organisation in Sri Lanka’s technology solutions industry. It has expanded its operations in technology based business services with the opening of its facilities in Colombo 10 and Colombo 4. 

LSEG attracts some of the best talent in the technology and business services sector and has contributed to the local economy by creating over 500 jobs, many of them highly skilled. With the recent opening of its new strategic hub in the heart of Colombo, LSEG is well-placed to build upon the existing operations and deliver services across the Group’s global operating entities.


Share This Article


DISCLAIMER:

1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.

COMMENTS

Today's Columnists

Constitutional paradox: There is no such thing called Election Commission

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Our Constitution, which was certified by Parliament on 31 August 1978, has 19 amendments; the First Amendment to the Constitution was certified by the Speaker in the same year on 20 November. By the end of 1988, there had been 14 amendments made to t


‘So Sri Lanka’ – upgrade staff, processes, infrastructure at BIA arrivals to be world’s best!

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

24 October, time 12:47 p.m., place – my residence in Colombo My phone buzzes with a WhatsApp message from my old colleague Prasad Fernanado now with Saudi British Bank in Saudi. I am thrilled to see the message ‘Sri Lanka top country for travel i


Qatar crisis: From the Sri Lankans’ point of view

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

The aim of this article is to examine the Saudi blockade over Qatar and its impact in the past 17 months on the country. A special focus will be given to the Sri Lankan workers who have been living in Qatar for the past two decades. The reason why th


The reality of Sri Lanka – household end!

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Whilst Sri Lanka is debating what is right and wrong on the governance of the country, the Sri Lankan household is falling part due to escalating costs, as per the latest data released by respected research agency Nielsen. For the seventh quarter in


Columnists More