10/06/2002 – Daily Mirror
Milinda starts work on National Policy on ICT
The Ministry of Economic Reform, Science and Technology (MERST) has commenced the formulation of the National Policy on Information and Communications technology (ICT)...The first of many such cooperative initiatives has been established with the Government of Malaysia...during the recent visit of the Hon.Minister of Economic Reform, Science and Technology to Malaysia…
10/06/2002 – Daily News
PM's visit will strengthen bilateral links – Milinda
Minister…in New Delhi holding preliminary talks with Indian authorities…says that when dealing with a large country like India, Sri Lanka should have a strategic vision and a clear agenda…close relationship…facilitates the implementation of such a vision…for the mutual benefit of the two countries"…
10/06/2002 – The Island
Indian help sought to take computer to rural Lanka
...Minister Milinda Moragoda…said…the government hopes to enter into a memorandum of understanding…it is high time that we take computer education to rural and remote areas of the country to create employment and business opportunities for the young people in those areas"…
10/06/2002 – Daily News
Lanka seeks Indian IT expertise
...Minister...Milinda Moragoda who is…in New Delhi told reporters that the Government hopes to reach an understanding with the Indian authorities to obtain Indian experience and expertise in IT...to take computer education to rural areas...
20/06/2002 – Daily News
Science & Technology Ministry, CINTEC hold consultation meeting
In pursuance of the measures instituted by the Ministry of Economic Reform, Science and Technology to formulate the National Policy on Information and Communications Technologies...held a Consultation Meeting with public participation...
24/06/2002 – Sunday Times
ICT roadmap out in July
(by Akhry Ameer)
A final blueprint, prepared with government help, to harness the strength of information Communication Technology and the opportunities it presents towards improving growth in the economy and the social standards of the country is expected to be out next month...The Ministry of Economic Reform, Science and Technology...will co-ordinate the multilateral assistance
29/06/2002 – The Island
Committee to modernize Sri Lanka planetarium
The Minister of Economic Reforms, Science and Technology Milinda Moragoda has appointed a committee to prepare a project proposal to modernize Sri Lanka planetarium under the Department of Meteorology…
29/06/2002 - Daily News
Minister of Economic Reforms, Science and Technology Milinda Moragoda in conversation with Sir Arthur C Clarke, the futurist and science fiction writer, at the Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Library Association at the Galadari Hotel, yesterday…
30/06/2002 – Sunday Leader
Ministers call for PB’s ouster
A large number of Ministers last week called for the removal of former Finance Secretary, P.B.Jayasundera as Chairman of the Public Enterprises Reform Commission... Economic Reforms Minister Milinda Moragoda under whose purview PERC falls however defended the retention of Jayasundera stating no public official should be victimized on political grounds...
01/07/2002 - Daily News
Ministerial team to help restore normalcy in the crisis-hit East
(by Chamitha Kuruppu)
In a move to defuse the tension that has been building up in the East during the past few days a special delegation headed by Minister Milinda Moragoda visited the area yesterday...priority was given to measures to restore law and order and also to identify and antisocial elements that may be involved in creating violence that is taking place in the area...Riots erupted between Muslims and Tamil civilians in Mutur following the alleged destruction of an LTTE office by Muslim militants...