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Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure, Sri Lanka, is the policy making body of the country related to the subject of telecommunication, IT and digital technologies.




Our Vision


A digitally empowered nation.

Our Strategies


  • Improve the digital infrastructure of Sri Lanka for facilitating the enhancement of digital ecosystems

  • Utilize the ICT for improving the governance

  • Enhance the ICT policies, legislations and standards

  • Improve the use of ICT applications in key sectors

  • Improve citizens’ engagement/participation in ICT enabled society

  • Facilitation of ICT industry development

  • Facilitate trade and business sectors through ICT

Road Map 2015-2020


Telecommunication and digital infrastructure has been identified as two of the key areas that would define the future of the nation. The ministry is in the process of setting up future plans regarding telecommunication and digital infrastructure of the country.

The vision, strategies and the roadmap will help the citizens enhance their living standards and quality of life.

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Sectoral Information


Sri Lanka had a global rank of 116 out of 166 countries and a regional rank of 19 out of 29 countries in the ICT Development Index (IDI), in 2013. Also, the country has a global rank of 76 out of 148 countries in the Networked Readiness Index (NRI). Sri Lanka ranks at 74 out of 193 countries in the UN E-Government Development Index.

  • Internationally published indices and
  • Local statistics published by Department of Census and Statistics, Sri Lanka

are the main sources of information presented here.


Hon. Minister       


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Mr. Harin Fernando (M.P.) is the Hon. Minister of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure.

Hon. Deputy Minister


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Mr. Tharanath Basnayake (M.P.) is the Hon. Deputy Minister of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure.

The Secretary       


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Mr. Wasantha Deshapriya is the Secretary of the Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure.


Latest News


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Hon. Minister of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure, Mr. Harin Fernando (M.P.) assumed duties of the office on 10th September 2015.

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Hon. Deputy Minister of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure, Mr. Tharanath Basnayake (M.P.) assumed duties of the office on 16th September 2015.

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The Secretary of the Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure, Mr. Wasantha Deshapriya assumed duties of the office on 11th September 2015.

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More News will be available soon. Keep in touch in the future for more news.