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August 19th, 2008

BOI project to set up world's first Nano Technology Park

Abstract:
The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka has signed an agreement with Nanco to develop and manage the world's first Nanotechnology Park which is expected to commence operations in November. Nanotechnology is a rapidly growing field of applied science where matter is controlled at an atomic or molecular scale.

Dhammika Perera, Chairman / Director General signed the agreement on behalf of the BOI and formally presented the investor with the BOI Certificate of Registration.

The Nanotechnology Park, located at Homagama is an investment of US $ 10 million and will generate around 1500 employment opportunities. A. N. R. Amarathunga (Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology) and Mahesh Amalean (Chairman, SLINTec and Chairman, MAS Holdings) signed the agreement on behalf of the company. Professor Sirimali Fernando, Chairperson on the National Science Foundation and Professor Ravi Silva (Director of Advanced Technology Institute of the University of Surrey) were also present at the occasion.

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