SLT forum on â€˜Empowering Public Serviceâ€™
Sri Lanka Telecom, the number one integrated communications solution provider in the country held a Forum on the theme Empowering the Public Service.
The intention of the event was to further reinforce the communication giantâ€™s strong commitment to support the public service in Sri Lanka.
As a vital part of SLTâ€™s strategy, the company will maintain its support towards the state institutions in their important task of rebuilding the national administrative and service infrastructure in the North and East.
The company also aims to further facilitate its role in creating new business opportunities by addressing the necessary requirements in line with the current government drive to manage costs in all public sector institutions.
Mrs. Leisha De Silva Chandrasena, Chairperson, Sri Lanka Telecom said, we have always had very close associations with state institutions and departments.
As the national communications service provider in the island, we share the same ideology as you, of providing excellent service to the nation.
We are extremely proud to offer our unwavering commitment to the development framework in the North and East. Solid communication infrastructure is integral to achieve accelerated growth as well as more equitable development in those regions.
I am proud to say that our company is well poised to take up new challenges. SLT has made huge investments in building and maintaining island-wide infrastructure, which is Sri Lankaâ€™s communication backbone, and we will continue to fulfill all requirements, with the aim of having our customers and the nation as a whole, to reap those benefits for a long time to come.
SLT has a long history of reaching out to the state sector, which includes supporting the governmentâ€™s Lanka Government Network initiative, which connects 325 government offices in the Western, Central, Southern and Sabaragamuwa provinces via IP VPN under a single, unified network. SchoolNet, which was inititiated by the Government to facilitate dedicated Internet access to over 1000 schools and other educational institutes, has been provided through a network put in place by SLT. The Lanka Education and Research Network (LEARN) is also a testimony to SLTâ€™s commitment in enhancing modern education in Sri Lanka.
It has also been the flag bearer of the ICT revolution in Sri Lanka, ensuring the provision of world class services through cutting edge technology to our customers. SLT Intelligent Solutions represent a range of integrated ICT solutions for state institutions and corporates, which encompasses data, voice, video and networking services, which are on par with international standards. A wide range of government organizations, multinational corporations in addition to retail customers have entrusted their total communication solutions to SLT, having recognized our services to be the most reliable and sophisticated in the island.