Namal Rajapaksa Speaks Of Sri Lanka’s Future In Block Chain Technology 
Posted 7,September

By Chaveendra Dunuwille

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In a virtual event organized by the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) of India, Colombo Initiative in Sri Lanka, and Sappani Foundation in Canada the State Minister of Digital Technology and Enterprise Development Namal Rajapaksa delivered his keynote address on the theme of “Digital Inclusion & Transformation in South Asia”

In his speech, the minister highlighted the need to elevate Sri Lanka as a global digital hub. He also mentioned that the government is actively pursuing block chain technology in order to facilitate digital currencies and encouraged companies to start investing more in digital platforms and online trading.

In his speech, the minister also commented on the growing e-sports industry and stated that the government is willing to support the field which over the last decade has increased in popularity.