Leading Indian IT firm HCL Technologies opens new global development center in Sri Lanka

Indian IT services major HCL Technologies on Tuesday said it has opened a global development center in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and expects to hire over 3,000 people in the next few years for the facility

Sep 09, 2020
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Indian IT services major HCL Technologies on Tuesday said it has opened a global development center in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and expects to hire over 3,000 people in the next few years for the facility.

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa participated as the Chief Guest in the online inauguration of HCL’s first Development Centre in Sri Lanka on 07 September 2020. High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka, Gopal Baglay also attended the event as a Special Guest, the Indian High Commission said.

In his remarks during the inauguration ceremony, Prime Minister Rajapaksa spoke about Sri Lanka’s efforts to accord priority to the IT sector and develop Sri Lanka as a global technology hub. He observed that the presence of HCL- a global IT leader - in the country is an asset for Sri Lanka and will generate significant opportunities for Sri Lankan youth. He congratulated the management team of HCL and conveyed his best wishes for the project.

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