Siemens, a renowned global leader in the area of Smart Cities, strengthened its partnership with Sri Lanka by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development to offer expertise and best practices from its globally-proven, state-of-the-art, Sustainable, Smart City solutions portfolio.
The MoU was signed by Lakshman Jayasekara, Project Director / Team Leader, Western Region Megapolis Planning Project and Anirudh Tandon, Country Manager, Siemens Limited Sri Lanka, in the presence of Nayana Mawilmada, Head of Investments, Western Region Megapolis Planning Project, Sri Lanka; M.M. Anura Prasanna, Deputy Director, Urban Development Authority, Sri Lanka; Sunil Mathur, Managing Director and CEO, Siemens Limited India and Ranjith Pandithage, Chairman and Managing Director, Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC.
The prime objective of the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development is to bring systematic changes and development processes into the urban community in Sri Lanka, which will ensure that the inhabitants of urban areas become a part of socio-economic development of the country while maintaining high levels in quality of life. This will pave the way for making Sri Lanka a commercial, naval and aviation hub of Asia.