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Sri Lanka will be developed as global techno hub - PM

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and India High Commissioner Gopal Baglay and other stakeholders participating in the webinar inauguration.
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and India High Commissioner Gopal Baglay and other stakeholders participating in the webinar inauguration.

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said that priority will be accorded to the IT sector and develop Sri Lanka as a global technology hub.

The Prime Minister was participating as the Chief Guest in the online inauguration of the HCL first development centre in Sri Lanka on September 7. High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay attended the event as a special guest.

He said that the presence of HCL- a global IT leader - is an asset for Sri Lanka and will generate significant opportunities for the youth. He congratulated the management of the HCL and conveyed his best wishes for the project.

The Indian High Commissioner said that the HCL’s presence in Sri Lanka will help in empowering the youth through creation of jobs and enabling the transfer of knowledge and skills.

He said that the lighting of the lamp during the inauguration ceremony symbolised the illumination of the Sri Lankan economic landscape by the talent and ability of young Sri Lankan ideapreneurs. He added that India shares her capabilities with friends and partners, and India will continue to develop its multi-faceted cooperation with Sri Lanka for progress and prosperity in the region.

 


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