Sri Lanka cabinet to take final decision on SLT sale with industry views

The cabinet of ministers will take a final decision on the sale of Sri Lanka Telecom shares after taking recommendations from the ICT sector, a statement from President media office said.

Sri Lanka parliament’s sectoral committee on national security said earlier in the day that the move would be a threat to national security.

The government has the assurance that the move will not compromise national security, the statement said.

“Hence, the Government will take a final decision during an upcoming cabinet meeting, considering this report along with recommendations from the information and communication sector,” the statement said.

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