MTN Networks becomes Dialog Telekom
THE MTN Networks (Pvt.) Ltd. unveiled its new corporate identity
Dialog Telekom Ltd. yesterday in Colombo at a landmark event witnessed
by Dr. Mahthir Mohamad, Former Prime Minister of Malaysia.
The event which was organised to celebrate the Company's ten years of
telecommunications infrastructure development in Sri Lanka also
coincided with the handing over of Dialogs initial listing application
to Colombo Stock Exchange CSE..
Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Sri Lankan Government's assistance helped
Dialog to be a major success in the country. "Dialog has given the
opportunity for Sri Lankans to invest in telecommunication industry one
of the fastest growing sectors in the world. Wireless phone has become a
vital instrument for communication.
Today Sri Lanka is at the cutting edge of information and
communication technology he said. The Minister of Finance and Planning
Sarath Amunugama said Dialog, which was a Malaysian based, venture has
served the telecommunication sector Sri Lanka for ten years.
"Both countries are having a good relationship and Sri Lanka is
fortunate to have Malaysia as one of its development partners Amunugama
said. CEO, Dialog Telecom Ltd. Hans Wijayasuriya said that there is a
need to introduce latest telecommunication technology to all the
segments in the country. Dialog plans to build a strong
telecommunication sector in Sri Lanka he said.