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SLT extends support to CA Sri Lanka as Lead Sponsor

The country’s national telecommunications provider - Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), has yet again extended their support as a lead sponsor to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka).

SLT’s persistent support to the national accounting body is a strong demonstration of SLT’s confidence in CA Sri Lanka.

CEO of SLT, Mr. Greg Young, emphasized that SLT as the national telecommunication service provider has recognized its responsibility towards the community and the continuing need to invest substantially in society.

“We are glad to provide our support towards CA Sri Lanka in the capacity as the Lead Sponsor for the year 2012 / 2013. As one of the largest professional organizations in Sri Lanka, CA Sri Lanka empowers and influences over 4,200 members and over 37,000 students as well as community and businesses towards achieving sustainable economic growth. Considering the significant contribution made by the Institute to our nation, it is with much pleasure that Sri Lanka Telecom, as the national telecommunication service provider came forward to provide our support and encouragement to CA Sri Lanka as the Lead Sponsor. We take great pride in supporting institutes such as CA Sri Lanka that endeavor to develop this nation and raise the standards of local industry and empower professionalism,” Mr. Young said.

He added that the partnership with the national telecommunication service provider and the national accounting body is very much welcomed to further support the growing positive impact to the nation by the professional body.

Welcoming SLT onboard once again, President of CA Sri Lanka, Mr. Sujeewa Rajapakse, expressed his appreciation to SLT for the invaluable support extended to the Institute.

“The support we have received from Sri Lanka Telecom over the years is valued very much and we look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship in the years to come.” Mr. Rajapakse added.

As one of the country’s most valuable blue chip companies, the CSE-listed SLT has an annual turnover of over Rs. 50 billion, with the 2011 year-end market capitalization of Rs. 87 billion. The company handles an enormous customer base of over 5.5 million, which includes multinational corporations, large and small businesses, as well as retail and domestic customers.