Sri Lanka’s infrastructure is developing rapidly after the conflict was resolved and country’s infrastructure is far greater that found in other low cost countries.
Skills and Resources
Sri Lanka is a knowledge hub exporting its human capital and skills to the world. Government has put more focus on to developing IT literacy of the next generation which can be seen by newly launched programs to increase IT usage and literacy in schools. The country offers a unique mix extremely low cost- among the lowest anywhere, combined with a highly educated, English speaking population with sophisticated technical skills and a business environment and infrastructure that is superior to most low cost countries. After the UK the highest numbers of CIMA graduates are found in Sri Lanka and the number of ACCA graduates too, is increasing rapidly.
Sri Lanka is developing as a hidden gem for IT and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) with a highly skilled workforce and cost competitive business environment. Research shows that the Knowledge Services Industry has been developing in Sri Lanka at a very high rate.