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Nano technology’s significant role in making Sri Lanka “Asia’s Wonder”

Jun 19, 2010 11:48:31 AM - itnnews.lk

Nano Technology will play a significant role in making the country “Asia’s Miracle”. Minister Basil Rajapaksa made this reference during an observation tour of the Nano Technology Park in the premises of the Biyagama Investment Promotion Zone.

The Minister said Nano Technology is a strength to the President’s initiative of making Sri Lanka “Asia’s Wonder” As such action should be initiated to make optimum use of Neno Technology.

Nano Technology reached the country under the guidance of President Rajapaksa in the year 2006. The Nano Technology Centre of the Biyagama Investment Zone and the Nano Technology Botanical Gardens have been set up in the Biyagama area. Parliamentarians viewed the new innovations and research that is taking place there. Minister Basil Rajapaksa issued necessary instructions to look into the possibility of making use of Nano Technology on a large scale to fast-track the economic process. The Government has plans to expand Nano technology to many local centres in the future.

Minister Prof. Tissa Witharana also expressed his views while Ministers Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena and Rishath Bathiyudeen and a group of Parliamentarians joined Minister Rajapaksa in this observation tour.