Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the leading ICT solutions provider in the country was the Principle Sponsor of the 94th National Athletic Championships, conducted by the Athletic Association of Sri Lanka. Held from the 24th to the 26th of July, this year’s National Athletic Championships was estimated to have had over 3000 participants. The three-day event was held at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Homagama.
Chief Marketing Officer of Sri Lanka Telecom Ajantha Seneviratne said, “Such an honor is certainly not being taken lightly by SLT. We are keen to reinforce our commitment towards the country’s sporting activities and we also appreciate the Athletic Association of Sri Lanka for their outstanding service provided to the country’s sporting industry over the years. SLT has decided to join AASL to help local athletes reach greater heights and the sponsorship we extend, will not end with the championship. We are impressed with the plan put forward by AASL to improve standards in the country and have pledged our support for it.”
SLT’s vision is to provide the means and training for skilled local athletes to compete and win in the international arena by ensuring that the facilities they receive are of a global standard.