A special meeting was held today (19) between the Ministry of Media and the Japan Embassy to quickly implement the popular TV digitalization in the country.
Minister of Media Cabinet Spokesperson Dr. Keheliya Rambukwella and Japanese Ambassador Akira Sugiyama (Akira Sugiyama) held this evening (19).
This was held as a special discussion in Japan Sri Lanka to translate Sri Lanka TV channels from ′′ Analog ′′ technology to digitalization.
When the Japanese Prime Minister came to the country in 2014, the basic agreement program was prepared for it. But the program has been united with the change of the government that took place then, Minister Rambukwella said.
The main aim here is to quickly install digitalization, the current worldwide television technologies.
According to this, 90 % of the program has been completed by now, Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said.
The minister shows that Japan will own $ 162 million under a 0.025 % relief foundation for 25 years after 10 years.
Introducing this technology to the country, the TV channels in the country will make a huge transformation, the minister says. The Japanese government has given a reasonable response to this.
Secretary to the Ministry of Media Jagath P. Wijeweera, Director General Oshadha Senanayake, Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Media (Governance) Ruwan Sathkumara and other officials participated in this.