Muhunthan Canagey resigns amidst corruption allegations

Muhunthan Canagey resigned as the Chief Executive Officer of the Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA), which was founded under the vision of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

Canagey resigned amidst allegations of corruption being raised against the agency.

Canagey was earlier appointed to the post in order to widen the role of ICTA in the public and private sector, and initiate and implement the national ICT policy, which will also include contributing to reforms, innovation, and ushering in new opportunities for the local ICT industry. (Colombo Gazette)