Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) will shortly join hands with the Indian Telecommunications sector to carry out future business transactions pertaining to email and overseas calls etc, especially targeting the Asian market.
Posts and Telecommunications Minister D.M. Jayaratne told The Island yesterday that through this latest deal with the Asian giants, Sri Lanka would benefit immensely.
According to Minister Sri Lanka would act as a centre along with the India as the partner in providing telecommunication solutions to other parts of the world.
However, he said that it is too soon to comment on the average profits generated due to this deal.
Jayaratne added that officers of the Indian Telecommunications Department are expected later this month.
Meanwhile, he also said that a report will be out shortly on the recent damage to the sea cable, costing nearly US$ 500 million to the Sri Lankan Government.