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A knowledge network intended to build up Asian capacity to create and maintain pro-poor, pro-market and innovation friendly policy and regulatory environments for information and communication, took off in Sri Lanka recently. A knowledge network intended to build up Asian capacity to create and maintain pro-poor, pro-market and innovation friendly policy and regulatory environments for information and communication, took off in Sri Lanka recently.

Prime
Minister Mahinda Rajapakse and ex-Science & Technology Minister Milinda Moragoda
kicked off the event, which was spearheaded by

LIRNEasia, a
newly set up unit, that promotes better governance and regulation of
ICTs in the Asian region.


Rajapakse said the initiative is “intended to build Asian based capacity for
helping our countries cross these mental barriers. LIRNEasia will focus on
knowledge work, on applied research, on documenting and dissemin