New Delhi, Feb 14: Infosys mentor, Narayana Murthy will be the International IT Advisor to Sri Lankan President to Mahinda Rajapaksa. Narayanam Murthy was invited as the Chief Guest to the launch of '2009-Year of English and Information Technology in Colombo on Friday, Feb 13 and Rajapaksa made an appointed with the mentor.
This is seen as a major initiative of the Sri Lankan government to meet the demands of the 21st century in skills and capacities. Infosys is a global consulting and IT services company Murthy stepped down as Infosys CEO but continues as its chief mentor.
Speaking at the event, Rajapaksa said Sri Lanka was "greatly inspired by the dramatic success of India" in the field of IT in recent years.
OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)