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Thursday, 26 January 2017 - 15:08
Facebook and Google experts to arrive in SL for Digital Summit
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Sri Lanka plans on holding a digital summit in March this year in order to boost the country’s global digital presence.

Experts and executive officers of prominent companies such as Facebook, Google, Social Capital, Infosys and other internationally reputed corporate CEOs are scheduled to participate in this event.

One main objective of this summit would be to introduce the latest innovation and technologies by bringing top minds to Asia from Silicon Valley. It is also aimed at positioning Sri Lanka as an incubator to test and implement futuristic projects.

The proposal made by Digital Infrastructure Minister Harin Fernando to proceed with activities pertaining to the summit have been approved by the Cabinet.

The government has allocated 200 million rupees for this event and will appoint a steering committee in order to implement this project that is organized by ICTA.
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