Union Minister for Law and Justice and Electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad inaugurated the gigabit connectivity between the National Knowledge Network of India and LEARN Network of Sri Lanka.
This dedicated high speed internet connectivity will boost the collaboration among the academic institutions of India and Sri Lanka.
Lankan Minister for Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructure Harin Fernando was also present on this occasion. After the launch from the headquarters of the Ministry of Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructure, Colombo the minister also held a video conference with officers of Ministry of Electronics and IT, Govt of India present in Delhi and other connected educational institutions of India and Sri Lanka.
Both countries signed MoU for enhancing cooperation between India and Sri Lanka in the IT sector, cyber security and eGovernance. On this occasion, the Minister also inaugurated the use of eOffice software developed by National Informatics Center (NIC) by the government of Sri Lanka.