About the Gampaha Smart City Working Group
Ministry of Urban Development, Waste Disposal and Community Cleanliness of Sri Lanka signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the MG Group of Companies (Pvt) Ltd; a private company incorporated in Sri Lanka and Good City Foundation (GCF); a company duly established and existing pursuant to the laws and regulations of Hong Kong SAR for the purpose of establishing a Smart City Working Group in order to develop a comprehensive urban digital transformation strategies and execution plan on the Smart City Plan for Gampaha District of Sri Lanka. The particular MOU was signed on 30th September 2021. Following to signing of the above MOU, the Ministry appointed the Urban Development Authority to represent the Ministry at the said Working Group and to execute the works agreed in the MOU.
Gampaha Smart City Working Group together with the relevant partners and stakeholders forms the Gampaha City Innovation and Investment Forum which will be responsible for executing the Gampaha Smart City related projects and programmes.
Urban Development Authority
Urban Development Authority (UDA) is the apex planning and development promotion and regulatory body in Sri Lanka. UDA was established by the UDA Act, No. 41 of 1978 as a semi-government entity governed by a Board of Management. UDA’s vision is to lead the nation towards planned, sustained and adored urbanization. UDA promotes integrated planning and implementation for the economic, social, environment and physical development in urban areas.
Good City Foundation
Good City Foundation is a non-profit regional development organisation founded in Hong Kong with the vision to foster closer public and private collaboration for sustainable urban transformation in Asia. The Foundation is currently official engagement partner with the World Economic Forum.
MG Group of Companies
The MG Group is a leading force in infrastructure creation. With over five decades of experience, MGG delivers end-to-end solutions for all development needs. Headquartered in Sri Lanka, MGG operates in over thirty different countries out of several regional offices spread across five different continents. MGG offers a global wealth of knowledge and expertise in industries ranging from Transportation, Education, and Health facilities, to Land & Water Resource Management, Information Communication Technology, Renewable Energy, and Urban Development.