Business and Economics
Dialog Axiata Gifts Fully-functional ICU at Negombo General Hospital to the Public

Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, in less than a month, concluded the immediate civil reconstruction and provision of equipment to establish a fully functional Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Negombo District General Hospital. This concludes the first step taken in the pledged Rs. 200 Million towards the urgently required ICU capacity development in hospitals selected by the Ministry of Health and Indigenous Medical Services (MOH) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The civil re-construction and critical ICU development funded entirely by Dialog Axiata established a fully functional ICU complex with a Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU), a Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) to accommodate 10 new beds - complete with state-of-the-art ICU equipment advancing the hospital's capability to admit more patients. This ICU development by Dialog Axiata will further enable a higher chance of survival for admitted critical patients in the long run, lessen the pressure on medical staff treating patients with acute illnesses, will add greater value to the training of doctors in intensive care whilst also further acting as a catalyst to improve healthcare systems in the district.

SLT brings ‘Power of True Local Search’

SLT Digital Info Services (Pvt) Ltd (SLTDS), the Digital Marketing and Directory Information Services arm of Sri Lanka Telecom PLC (SLT), announce that it’s SLT Rainbow Pages (RBP) national business directory information search facility has been improved, both in online and offline mediums.

As a result of the technological advancement in local search capabilities while complying with global search engine standards, is capable of achieving around 10,000 daily online purposeful searches or daily visits and around 100 numbers of concurrent searches running at every single minute as real-time searches.

Read More takes AIBL’s assurance to greater heights

Identifying the need to stay agile to evolving preferences, Assetline Insurance Brokers (Private) Limited (AIBL) has taken yet another leap to venture into providing its services online through

As the name implies clients can with a click of a button or mouse, compare quotes from any preferred insurance company and purchase insurance cover on-line with the ability to print a cover note until the policy is issued.

All documentation can be uploaded without a requirement to furnish hard copies. There is also provision for clients to login and check their previous transactions and download the documents (quotations/cover notes/receipts).

In keeping with the current situation and as fitting for a digital sales channel, the platform was launched at a virtual event held on 1st June 2020.

Speaking at the launch, Romany Parakrama, Chairperson of AIBL said “there is increased ease of access for our clients, something AIBL has always strived to provide. While customers can compare and select the insurance policy and provider of their choice at any time or place, when most needed at a time of crisis or claim, our customers have access to AIBL’s trained and professional team located throughout the Island.”

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