Business News: Sri Lanka Telecom conducted a CSR program for self-quarantined prisoners, during the COVID-19 virus pandemic.
To prevent transmitting Coronavirus within the prisoners, the Government and the Department of Prisons have been taken steps to get self-quarantined all the prisoners with their fullest support.
SLT provided LTE connections to the Prison Department on FOC basis. These to be used at Island-wide prisons. This donation was conducted to facilitate the prisoners to contact their closest family members. It will be a great relief of their stress of being unable to meet their loved ones.
SLT also provided Broadband connections to the Colombo Prison and the Magazine Prison, helping prisoners to appear in the courts through skype technology without having a physical presence. SLT provided a complete video conferencing solution also which can be used prisoners to present at the courts in a more professional way.
Some biscuits were also handed over to Prison for the consumption of prisoners.