CIOB President to address Convergence India Expo
A strong delegation of business leaders from the Sri Lankan construction industry will be setting forth to New Delhi to participate in the 8th Smart Cities India and 30th Convergence India 2023 Expo, organized by the Smart Cities Mission, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, and the Exhibitions India Group (EIG) at New Delhi, from 27th to 29th March 2023.
This year, the president of Ceylon Institute of Builders, (CIOB) Dr Rohan Karunaratne will addressing this event as an Speaker for the panel discussion on, ‘A Global Vision towards Intelligent Cities’.
Smart Cities India 2023 Expo shall deem to be an ideal platform for Sri Lanka to market its people, projects, and platforms to showcase technological innovation and recognize and felicitate innovations and emerging technologies. Every year, the conference brings together leaders and representatives from international organizations, academic institutions, and private companies to build a knowledge hub for Smart Cities. This hub shall look into the various facets of Smart cities including smart energy, water, transport and self-sustenance.
Alongside the conference and the expo, the Smart Cities Awards recognizes and encourages policymakers, companies, and associations and related individuals to nominate products, solutions, and services that help design and support the country’s smart cities ecosystem.
The President of CIOB Dr. Rohan Karunaratne and its Vice-President Ruwan De Silva will also look at forming partnerships between CIOB and Indian Smart city solution providers with the objective of setting up a model Smart city in Sri Lanka in collaboration with the government.
They will also promote investment between both of countries and will be signing MOUs with Indian construction education institutions, Universities, Research institutions and Schools for information interchange and knowledge sharing.