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Minister Dr. Amunugama visit to NSMB Green University Town


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Minister of Science, Technology, Research, Skills Development and Vocational Training and Upcountry Heritage Dr. Sarath Amunugama made his inaugural visit to NSBM Green University Town on 8 June.

The Minister was graced by the new Chairman of NSBM P. Ranepura and the vice Chancellor Dr. E.A. Weerasinghe. A small gathering was held at the NSBM Auditorium in which the progress of the NSBM Project was presented to the Minister by Dr. E.A. Weerasinghe. NSBM Green University Town also presented the “Chathur Widha Man peth” an all island program for the development of school children to suit the 21st Century.

During the campus tour NSBM’s IT R&D and Business Incubation Center was declared open by the Minister and three companies namely 99X Technology Ltd., Omobio Ltd. and Creative Technology Solution Ltd. commenced their operations by training within the Incubation Centre.

NSMB also exchanged MOUs with Charted Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA-Sri Lanka) and ACCA Sri Lanka to provide concessionary benefits and accelerated pathways to NSBM undergraduates for the advancement of their professional qualifications.

Dr. Sarath Amunugama expressed his satisfaction and gratitude to the service provided by NSBM, and also took part in a tree planting ceremony, to ceremonially mark this special occasion. A special gift was presented to the Minister by Dr. E.A. Weerasinghe during the visit.

Sandya Wijebandara, Secretary of the Science, Technology, Research, Skills Development and Vocational Training and Upcountry Heritage, Chaminda Rathnayake Deputy Vice Chancellor of NSBM, Academic and Non-academic members of NSBM and other distinguished invitees were among the participants. 


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