The 17th APT Policy and Regulatory Forum
24th- 26th July 2017 Colombo, Sri Lanka.
The 17th APT Policy and Regulatory Forum (PRF-17) is organized by the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) and hosted by the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL).

H. E. the President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena was the guest of honour. The welcome address was delivered by Ms. Areewan Haorangsi, Secretary General, Asia-Pacific Telecommunity. The keynote address of Mr. Yasuhiko Taniwaki ,Chairman of PRF was delivered by Mr. Seiji Takagi, Director-General for International Affairs, MIC, Japan. Mr. Austin Fernando, Secretary to H.E. the President/Chairman of the TRCSL delivered the inaugural address.
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The forum was attended by over 150 foreign and local participants comprising of APT members, associate members, affiliate members, international organizations and other related organizations.
The overall objective of the Policy and Regulatory Forum 2017 is to bring the telecommunications and ICT policy makers and regulators from the region together to a common platform for a dialogue on issues faced by as a result of the changes taking place in the telecom and ICT sectors, and to provide an opportunity to share and address key issues of concern to the APT members.
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