Online Outing

Initial talks with the Malaysian government saw the formation of a joint working group set up to identify Sri Lanka
quote s Information Communication and Technology (ICT) needs. rn

rnProjects identified by the committee include online registrations of ID
quote s, drivers licence, passports, EPF, ETF, birth, death and marriage certificates. rn

rnA Multimedia University is also on the cards in collaboration with the Multimedia University of Malaysia. rn

rnAlso in the cards is a project to design a smart school framework by the Malaysian Ministry of Education. rn

rnThe school will allow Sri Lankan students to learn online with the aid of distance educational tools and other IT enabled educational infrastructure. rn

rnThe Ministry of Science and Technology expects overseas development agencies and the private sector to pool in for the funding. No detailed plans have been drawn for the projects.rn

rnMeanwhile, later talks with the Malaysian Government are expected to explore the exchange of IT experti