Deputy Foreign Minister Perera highlights Sri Lanka's achievements in ICT

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Deputy Foreign Minister Ajith P Perera participated at the Global Conference on Cyberspace, from 16-17 April 2015 in the Netherlands. Speaking at the conference, the Deputy Minister underscored that Information and Communication Technology was the tool and enabler that would push the boundaries of socio-economic development in Sri Lanka and that e-Government led reforms would be a catalyst in bringing greater transparency, efficiency and accountability. He also briefed on various initiatives underway in the ICT sector that had brought Sri Lanka to the lead position in South Asia on the UN e-Government Readiness rank.

The Sri Lanka delegation to the conference included Wathsala Amarasinghe, Chargé d'Affaires a.i, Neil Unamboowe, Senior Deputy Solicitor General, Chitrangani Mubarak, Chairperson of the Information Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) and Chanuka Wattegama, Board Director, ICTA.

Statement of the Deputy Minister

Embassy of Sri Lanka
The Hague

17th April 2015

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