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ITU, CTO recommend Sri Lanka for high tech conferences

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization (CTO) has confirmed Sri Lanka as a destination to host high tech international conferences.


Priyantha Kariyapperuma

The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) Director General, Priyantha Kariyapperuma told Daily News Business that the World Telecommunication Forum was held successfully in Sri Lanka recently.

The international event was held in association with the ITU and CTO. They recommended Sri Lanka to host high tech international fora such as the World Telecommunication Forum.

The forum facilitated with the latest technologies convinced participants to organize more international conferences in Sri Lanka.

All telco companies in Sri Lanka participated in the event and contributed heavily for the success of the event. The telco companies gained high recognition at the event. There was a large number of foreign participants at the event and according to them the standards of the local telecommunication industry are on par with European standards. Our telco companies were regarded as the most sophisticated telco companies at the event, he said.

"We are happy that all the players in the local telecommunication industry have pledged to invest heavily on the Next Generation Network technology to take the industry to new heights," he said.

Sri Lanka is also planning to host the next South Asian Telecommunication Regulatory Committee in October this year. AS

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