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The government will promote a knowledge based economy for the development of the country during the next decade

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says the government will promote a knowledge based economy for the development of the country during the next decade. Addressing the NCE ICT Forum 2018 he said a sum of 300 million rupees has been set apart for this year to implement various activities to develop the ICT sector
The premier said in this regard the country should produce skilled and talented people in the IT, communications, logistics, and manufacturing sectors to create a knowledge based economy. In order to achieve this objective it is proposed to make Sri Lanka a hub in the ICT, logistics, manufacturing, transport, and tourism sectors.