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SLT to launch Roadmap to SMART Sri Lanka


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National telecommunication provider Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) marks a special milestone in the country’s digital journey towards SMART Sri Lanka with the formal launch of the ‘National Digital Roadmap’ under the distinguished patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on 11 June at Nelum Pokuna, Colombo.

The proposed blueprint for integrated national digitisation will be presented through a comprehensive multi-faceted nexus of 16 pillars representing areas such as Smart Government, Smart Security, Smart Health, Smart Transportation and Mobility, etc. covering all facets and processes of the nation’s socioeconomic, infrastructural and administrative operations.

The occasion will inaugurate the ‘Limitless You’ program devised to consolidate the smooth segueing of Sri Lanka’s transition and transformation as a fully-digitised nation; cement Sri Lanka Telecom’s primacy as the country’s undisputed industry leader in the Digital Age; and nurture the maturation of employees, customers and citizens in general as sophisticated members of a highly developed and technologically advanced society.

Telecommunication, Foreign Employment and Sports Minister Harin Fernando, Digital Infrastructure and Information Technology Minister Ajith P. Perera, SLT Group Chairman P.G. Kumarasinghe Sirisena, directors of SLT and several other VIPs, including leading honours businessmen, employees of SLT and customers will be present to celebrate the occasion.

Parallel to this event the Digital Youth Forum will take place in the morning at same venue. An awareness session on digitisation will be conducted at 2 p.m. prior to the launch of the ‘National Digital Roadmap’ at 4.30 p.m.


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