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From left: Dr. Fernando Im, Senior Country Economist for Sri Lanka and the Maldives, The World Bank, Hon. Eran Wickramaratne, State Minister, Ministry of Finance and Mass Media, Dr. W A Wijewardana, Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Prof. Indralal de Silva, Former (Chair) of Demography, University of Colombo, Prof. Amala de Silva, Department of Economics, University of Colombo at the panel discussion on "Demographic Change in Sri Lanka" moderated by Dr. Ramani Gunatilaka, International Centre for Ethnic Studies.

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) is looking to increase its non voice revenue streams, a Telecom City on 3.5 acres in Welikada being among them.
As a SLT subsidiary, the Telecom City will house a data and call centre and offer the latest communication technology and services. rn

rnThe network operator told shareholders that the Telecom City ldblquote will have a single venue Data Centre, ICT facilitator and Call Centre to provide the latest communications technology and services under one roof.

rnSLT sources expect the project to be rolled out before the end of 2003.rn

rnMeanwhile, other areas SLT will develop to increase its non voice revenue include its value added services such as voice mail, call waiting, call forwarding and other packaged service offerings. rn