Sri Lanka’s first Internet Day, hosted by Federation of Information Technology Sri Lanka (FITIS) was held on the 6th and 7th of April, 2021. FITIS is proud to announce that LankaPay signed up as a Gold Sponsor of Sri Lanka Internet Day 2021.
With 40 sessions conducted by a panel of International and local experts of the public and private sector, the two-day event covered various topics under the theme Digital Inclusion. The event’s focused on the role of technology in moving towards an inclusive society including financial inclusivity. Additionally, over 15 key influencers shared on their experience in the digital ecosystem with over 10,000 session participants attended the two-day virtual event.
Operated by LankaClear Pvt Ltd, LankaPay as Sri Lanka’s National Payment Network has been at the forefront of revolutionizing the country’s banking and financial services sector by keeping the elements ‘innovation’ and advanced ‘technology’ at its core. Since its incorporation in 2002, LankaPay has been playing a leading role in the country’s digital revolution in their quest to empower every Sri Lankan with faster, convenient, secure and affordable payment solutions thereby creating financial inclusivity. As the national payment network that functions under the guidance and supervision of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL), LankaClear is regarded one of the best Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in the region.
Speaking of this partnership Mr. Channa de Silva, GM/CEO of LankaClear stated” We are indeed proud to have partnered with FITIS as a Gold Sponsor of Sri Lanka Internet
2021, which was envisaged to be the largest virtual conference to have taken place in the country. The audience was a cross section of the multiple stakeholders in the country’s digital economic landscape and it was the ideal platform to share some of our revolutionary payment technology innovations.” he added.
Aruna Alwis, CEO FITIS commended LankaClear for their support. “In the new normal where we are going through the first stages of a post pandemic world, it has become clear to us that the internet will play a big role in our lives. It is encouraging to have Sri Lanka’s National Payment Network partner backing us. We hope that we would be able to create a valued relationship, which would be of mutual benefit as we launch this first ever Sri Lanka Internet Day, that we intend to become an annual event.”