YouTube plays in Sinhala

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Google on Tuesday introduced the local version of YouTube for Sri Lanka which will deliver country specific content in Sinhalese. YouTube has launched in Sri Lanka with a homepage that’s customized in local language and domain. Google said.


Along with country-specific homepage in Sinhalese for Sri Lanka, YouTube has been launched in Nepal in Nepali and in Pakistan in Urdu.

“If you’re in Nepal, Pakistan or Sri Lanka, you’ll see a new YouTube homepage that’s customized in your local language and domain,” a Google Asia Pacific blog post said.

“YouTube is already available in Nepali, Sinhalese and Urdu, and now having country-specific homepages means we can bring you the most relevant videos in a YouTube experience tailored for you,” Gautam Anand, Director of Operations and Content, YouTube Asia Pacific said in the blog.

“With these launches, we hope to pave the way for the work of more local creators, personalities and musicians to shine on the world’s largest and most vibrant video community. To all our YouTube viewers and creators from South Asia and around the world, we can’t wait to see what you share,” he added.