08th July 2011, www.island.lk
The government has decided to set up Sri Lanka’s first information technology park at Hamanthota. Two institutions, one Singaporean and the other Indian, having already expressed their willingness to undertake the setting up of the IT park.
Work in connection with this will commence shortly, the ICT Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) said announcing its support of the e-Sri Lanka initiative for the proposed Hambanthota IT park.
ICTA Chairman Professor P. W. Epasinghe said that in particular ICTA’s professional skills would be provided for the relevant project at maximum level.
Similarly while several institutions aimed at providing employment in the IT/BPO sector will be set up, plans are under way for setting up a computer assembling factory.
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