Sri Lanka and FOSS
Lanka Software Foundation (LSF) 
LSF has been in active development of FOSS projects for several years. Significant contributions include:
Apache AXIS project; Other Apache Web Services Projects;
Sahana Disaster Management Project http://www.sahana.lk
A more detailed list:
Implementation of SOAP Engines
* Apache Axis C++ * Apache Axis Java 2.0 * Axis Mora
Implementation of Web Services - * specifications for web services security, reliable messaging and transactions
* WS-Reliable Messaging (Apache Sandesha) * WS-SecureConversation & WS-Trust (under Apache WS-FX) * WS-Atomic Transactions (Apache Kandula) * WS-Security (WSS4C)
Implementations in the Telecom Industry
* JSR 172 * Multimedia Messaging Service Center (MMSC)
* Sahana * BSF * WSDL<-> WS
Google Summer of Code 2008
Sri Lanka in top ten of most number of accepted applicants.
Google Summer of Code 2006
Sri Lanka in first 20 in the world in number of accepted students.
Sinhala and Tamil versions of Firefox 3.0
EnSiTip and EnTaTip add-ons for Firefox from the University of Colombo School of Computing
Sayura Sinhala Keyboard for Linux from Anuradha Ratnaweera.
ApacheCon Asia 2006
Software Freedom Day is celebrated every year in September.
FOSS Sri Lanka http://www.foss.lk/
Linux Center http://foss.metta.lk
Lanka Linux User Group http://www.linux.lk
ICTA - Information Communication Technology Agency http://www.icta.lk/DefaultEnglish.asp