Webinar on e-Government Procurement (eGP) In Sri Lanka


An open webinar on the “Electronic Government Procurement (eGP) in Sri Lanka” successfully conducted by SLIDA on 06th September 2022. The discussion at the webinar focused on the key areas such as; Sri Lanka’s journey to eGP, Overview of the Sri Lanka eGP system and eGP Implementation Methodology and Barriers with the active participation of high-level officers via online and SLIDA official social media (YouTube / Facebook). Speakers of the webinar were Mr. David McDermont, International Public e-procurement Consultant, Asian Development Bank and Mr. Chameekara Ranatunga, eGP Implementation and Capacity Building Expert, Asian Development Bank. The webinar was welcome by Dr. (Mrs.) P.G.D Pradeepa Serasinghe, Director General of SLIDA. “The Opening Statement” was delivered by Mr.Taisuke Miyao, Senior Procurement Officer of Asian Development Bank.

The webinar was moderated by Dr. W.M.M.G.D.Wijekoon, Additional Director General of SLIDA. It was noticed that 556 officers, including Chief Secretaries, Government Agents, Director generals and other senior rankers participated via MS Teams & Facebook. This webinar was the 3rd of a series of webinars planned by SLIDA on contemporary issues to be held during the year 2022.