Dialog and Asiri form JV for e-healthcare


Aug 15, 2015 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Dialog Axiata PLC, which has interest in mobile, fixed telecom and pay television, said it will incorporate a joint venture company with Asiri Hospital Holdings PLC to develop infrastructure for the Sri Lankan healthcare sector.

Digital Holdings Lanka, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dialog Axiata, and Asiri Hospitals have formed the JV company called Digital Health (Pvt) Ltd, a statement to the Colombo Stock Exchange said.

“Digital Holdings and Asiri Hospitals have come together to incorporate Digital Health with the objective of developing and operating a state-of-the-art electronic commerce infrastructure for Sri Lanka’s healthcare sector,” it said.

Digital Holdings will take a 70 percent stake in the company, and Asiri Hospital will take 30 percent.