Sri Lanka re-elected
Sri Lanka bagged the UNESCAP's ICT Committee Chairmanship again at a
UNESCAP meeting held in Bangkok yesterday.
The ESCAP member countries unanimously passed a proposal requesting
Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga to continue as Chairman of
UNESCAP's Committee on Information and Communication Technology.
Last year Sri Lanka was elected to the chair of UNESCAP's ICT
Committee for the first time and that too unanimously.
Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga attributes Sri Lanka's
unanimous election to the chair of the prestigious Committee to the
progress Sri Lanka has achieved during the past three years.
The re-elected UNESCAP's ICT Committee Chairman says that Sri Lanka
could perform a tremendous amount of work for the benefit of all as a
result of the position of chairmanship to the UNESCAP's ICT committee.
In particular Sri Lanka hopes to launch common programs jointly with
other countries to deploy ICT for national development under various