Nov 13, 2007 (LBO) – Iran’s Mammut group has tied up with Sri Lanka’s Mod-Tec trading company to provide infrastructure services to the island’s wireless telecom operators, senior company officials said. Mammut provides a broad range of turnkey solutions, from land acquisition, architectural designs, construction, and electronic service implementation to training of individuals and maintenance.
Abbas Meftah, vice president of Mammut business development distributorship, told reporters they have had talks with Dialog Telekom, Mobitel, Lanka Bell and Airtel to provide turnkey solutions for their telecommunication requirements.
œWe had in-depth meetings and they have provided us with the specifications and needs and how they work with the contractors¦
Mammut will hire local labour and use the local marketing expertise of Mod-Tec which provides pre-engineered and pre-fabricated steel buildings.
œWe really prefer to use local people because we believe offering the Sri Lankan people good employment opportunities will be beneficial to the local economy.”
The group finds is easier to recruit locally closer to the operations sites which will be situated away from Colombo in th