ICTA Chairman appointed Chancellor Peradaeniya University
P. W. Epasinghe
Senior Presidential Advisor and ICT Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA)
Chairman Professor, P. W. Epasinghe assumes duty as Chancellor of the
University of Peradeniya.
Professor Epasinghe has a proven and illustrious track record in
every field he served to develop the country including education and
The appointment, indicates the calibre of the professor as a
sinequanon in providing guidance in this country's education and
development. The new mantle comes to the professor when he has, during
the last five years, wonderfully steered ICTA as the apex body for
implementing the 'e-Sri Lanka' Development Initiative.
"The plaudit on ICTA and concomitantly on its head, the chairman, by
the legislature reflects the laurels it has received both locally and
internationally. Indeed the eulogy touches upon ICTA's achievements like
world awards and the speed with which Sri Lanka is moving towards
becoming the dynamic knowledge hub of the world."
"Simultaneously, it recognises taking the computer to the village, a
fond desire of The President Mahinda Rajapaksa, which the Professor has
tried to fulfill with a passion through ICTA. The greater ease with
which people of Sri Lanka, especially the rural poor, are able to lead
their lives, is a tribute to the Professor and concomitantly to the
President," ICTA CEO Reshan Dewapura said.