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SLIIT expands network to Jaffna, Bangladesh

Sep 30, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
The Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) will soon expand the institute’s network to Bangladesh. SLIIT will also venture to Jaffna, where a state-of-the-art facility will be inaugurated to provide ample academic opportunities for students in the region. SLIIT Chairman, Professor S Karunaratne said they will introduce programs which will enable Bangladeshi and foreign students the opportunity of studying in Sri Lanka as well. This marks a significant step towards strengthening academic ties between the relevant countries, providing broader scope for students and creating a space for further development and innovation where highly skilled professionals will be produced to cater to challenging industry demands." "Bangladesh serves as an ideal backdrop for expansion, especially for Business and IT-related fields. Our vision is to be among the top 10 universities in the South Asian region within the next decade," SLIIT President and CEO Prof Lalith Gamage said. SLIIT will establish a branch in Jaffna, which is to be located in the heart of the city.   www.dailynews.lk/2010/10/01/bus03.asp