SLT-Mobitel Commences Construction of New Mobitel Headquarters

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Oct 23 2021
FT SLT-Mobitel Commences Construction of New Mobitel Headquarters

Symbolising its role as the National ICT Solutions Provider and committed to leading Sri Lanka towards the next phase of its digital revolution, SLT-Mobitel laid the foundation stone for Mobitel’s technologically advanced new headquarters building in Welikada on 21 October, 2021. The property is SLTMobitel’s first state-of-the-art green building which will comprise of the latest aesthetics and technologically advanced features. 

The foundation stone for the new building was laid with the participation of Rohan Fernando, Group Chairman, SLT, Lalith Seneviratne, Group Chief Executive Officer, SLT, Kiththi Perera, CEO, SLT, Chandika Vitharena, CEO Mobitel, Saman Abeysekara, CAO, SLT, Shashika Senarath, CMO, Mobitel in the presence of Senior Management of SLT-MOBITEL, Urban Development Authority officials and well-wishers. On completion of the building all operational offices of Mobitel scattered in the city will be brought under one roof, saving substantial cost in return. 

Further, One floor of the building will be dedicated to R&D and innovative start-ups in technology. Strategically designed to support SLTMobitel’s smart office concept, the building will achieve the highest levels as a technology powerhouse and will be constructed on a 7-acre site with 175,000 sq. ft. built space with superior facilities that are energy efficient, sustainable and productive. 

Further, the building will feature a smart work environment, enabling employees with new normal work practices backed by truly modern work aesthetics, essential for employee physical and mental well-being. In addition, the establishment of the property will further bolster SLT-Mobitel’s vision of transforming Sri Lanka with future ready technologies such as NB IOT, AI, Big Data, 5G. 

The new Mobitel Headquarters building is designed as an energy-positive building and one that will produce more clean and renewable energy throughout its lifespan. As the first ever green building for SLTMOBITEL, the group expects to achieve the coveted Platinum Green Rating from the Green Building Council of Sri Lanka (GBCSL). With its focus on sustainability and intelligent smart features, the building will feature the latest energy-efficient lighting, power and cooling systems including a rainwater harvesting system, wastewater treatment plant, energy rated glass facade, energy rated electrical fittings, lifts, ACs etc.

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Oct 23 2021

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