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Governemnt approves Technology Promotion Act

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Colombo, May 14 (Daily Mirror) - The government today approved the Technology Promotion Act by cancelling the Information and Communication Technology Act and directing the Legal Draftsmen to prepare a draft bill based on the concept paper already prepared. 

Addressing the media Cabinet spokesman and Minister Bandula Gunawardana said a concept paper has been prepared for introducing new laws for digital improvement/transformation, and it has been proposed to establish a Technology Innovation Council as well as a Digital Transformation Agency. 

The amendment of the Information and Communication Technology Act was necessary to perform the required institutional reforms for digital transformation, the Minister added.

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