SLT opens museum
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) opened a national telecommunication museum at
the company’s premises in Padukka recently, to coincide with the World
Telecommunication and Information Society Day. The museum showcases
telecommunications equipment dating back from the British era up to
to-date taking the visitors through a journey of the transformations
that occurred in Sri Lanka’s telecommunications industry. The museum is
now open for public viewing and promises to provide an unforgettable
experience to visitors.
It was opened by SLT Chairman P. G. Kumarasinghe Sirisena. Director
General and CEO of the Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Modern Technology,
Sanath Panawennage, Assistant Director of Colombo National
Museum,Lankani Somaratne, as well as SLT officials were also present.
The museum will preserve the heritage and legacy of the country’s
telecommunications industry and to share this treasure and national
asset with the rest of the country.
The museum will project all the eras in the history of
telecommunication in Sri Lanka as per the timeline of development of the
industry in the country to reflect milestones on a