Technology and research - based economy
The global GDP has grown by threefold from $33 trillion in year 2000 to $95 trillion 2021, and is expected to mark at $200 trillion in year 2035. This unprecedented growth is driven by the emergence of technology related economies in the past two decades. Digital, Mobile, Shared, Decentralized, Content Creation, Virtual and Space economies, to name a few.
Furthermore, research and development (R&D) helps create new knowledge, leading to innovations and entrepreneurship which are the founding pillars of a thriving economy. Hence facilitating and promoting technology and R&D driven market activities is the most practical and smartest approach to build a strong and resilient economy of Sri Lanka.