Sri Lanka’s Dialog Axiata boss feted at Asian Mobile Industry Awards
ECONOMYNEXT – Hans Wijayasuriya, head of Sri Lanka’s Dialog Axiata group has been recognized for his ‘Outstanding Contribution to Asian Mobile Industry’, at Asia Mobile Awards 2016, held by the GSM Association, and industry body.
"Under his leadership, his company has propelled Sri Lanka’s mobile infrastructure to a position of regional leadership and a level of advancement on par with the developed world," Mats Granryd, Director General of the GSMA was quoted as saying.
"This CEO has earned enormous respect among his peers in the region, first as Chair of the GSMA’s Asia Pacific Interest Group in the formative years of GSM technology."
The award also recognized his "extraordinary personal leadership, as well as his company’s unwavering support for the collaborative ideals of the GSMA over the last two decades."
Wijayasuriya said Sri Lanka’s progressive telecom policy environment and Axiata Group’s continued investment in the island helped the country. (Colombo/July01/2016)