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President ready to increase allocations for Science, Technology and Research

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By ITN News Editor November 19, 2018 19:05

President ready to increase allocations for Science, Technology and Research

President Maithripala Sirisena has said that he will give instructions to the relevant authorities to increase the allocation made from the annual budget to the Science, Technology and Research sectors. The President pointed out that he needed more support of this sector in the resolution of economic and development issues of the country.
President Maithripala Sirisena made these observations addressing the Presidential Awards Festival for Scientific Research. This awards festival which was held in Colombo was organized by the National Research Council. Its purpose was to entice Scientists, Researchers and Technologists for scientific research which is important locally.
Professors and academics who were involved in high quality scientific research under the fields of Medicine, Agriculture and Engineering were appreciated.
Addressing the Awards Festival the President also commended the valuable contribution of scientists, researchers and technologists to the country’s economic and development field to the country.
State Minister Mohan Lal Grero, Secretary to the Ministry of Higher Education and Science and Technology and Chairman of the National Research Council Prof. Janaka de Silva were among those who were present on the occasion.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor November 19, 2018 19:05

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