Business and Economics
FITIS/ASOCIO first Asia Pacific Virtual Forum, a success

FITIS / ASOCIO first ever Asia Pacific virtual collaboration held on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 was a resounding success. It was attended by over 600 professionals across the Asia Pacific region around 20 countries including but not limited to ICT Industry and business leaders, CIO’s regulators, and other senior executives.

The virtual forum discussed on ICT opportunities deriving as Post Covid-19 response reciprocities available in the Asia Pacific region. The virtual forum featured David Wong Chairman ASOCIO as Keynote speaker together with Abbas Kamrudeen, Chairman of FITIS, Dr. Manchanayake, Vice Chair ASOCIO and ICT industry leaders from 13 countries in the Asia Pacific region.

The other leading experts featured were, Wong Wai Meng, Chairman of SGTech from Singapore , Rajesh Nambiar, Ex board member of NASSCOM from India, Reggie Wong, Vice Chairman ASOCIO from Hong Kong, Masayuki Osuka, Corporate Advisor, CAC Holdings Corporation from Japan, Brian Shen, Chairman CISA from Taiwan, Abdulla Kafi, Past Chairman ASOCIO from Bangladesh,
Cartsl with Lisha Green introduce safe Cleaning Solutions

Pioneering a safe cleaning solution concept, Cartsl a platform supporting budding entrepreneurs has set up its online store on to deliver Lisha Green cleaning solutions addressing many market concerns including safety and affordability. Cartsl aspires to come up with sustainable and safe solutions understanding the need to provide these essentials at affordable prices.

COVID 19 outbreak spiked the demand for cleaning products and are becoming staple for constant usage. Cartsl is currently marketing and distributing Hand Wash 500ml, Hand Sanitizer 100ml/500ml, Dish Wash 475ml and General Sanitizer 4L. All these products are available for bulk orders and are recommended for both home and office requirements.

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Lanka’s post COVID-19 economy will boost with FDI influx - Bandula

Sri Lanka’s post covid-19 economy will receive a major boost from foreign direct investments (FDI) due to the way the government controlled the covid-19 situation, Minister of Information & Communications Technology, Higher Education, Technology and Innovations, Dr. Bandula Gunawardena said.

In an interview with ‘Daily News Finance’ he said that even the projects like Colombo Port City and mega apartment projects will receive a keen interest from the foreign buyers and investors.

Most of the affected and deaths from corona virus were senior citizens in Europe. This proves the medical system in those countries were not geared to tackle issues of this nature and in contract Sri Lanka has provided its medical care is above worked class. Sri Lanka had only 9 deaths from nearly 900 patients and this is a remarkable success and this speaks volumes of Sri Lanka’s medical capabilities.

“This will provide a sense of health security for senior citizens who will be keen to spend rest of their lives in Sri Lanka opening up new vistas in elderly care segment in Sri Lanka.”

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