“My Government firmly believes that the benefits of any development activity should go to the ordinary masses. The people should be the real benefactors of these programs, said President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressing the eAsia 2009 exhibition at the BMICH yesterday (02). “
He said all development projects being implemented in the country are firmly rooted in this premise and eDevelopment programs being implemented in the country is no exception.
Stressing that children should be protected from the dangers in cyber space, he appealed to all Asian leaders to take precautions in this regard.
“Our children who are from a well cultured society should not be harmed,” the President stressed.
The President said the Government is in the process of formulating the next phase ICT Master Plan which will pave the way for the rural masses to receive the fruits of ICT development in the country.