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NSBM Green University to be declared open by President tomorrow

The NSBM Green University, equipped with modern facilities will be declared open by President Maithripala Sirisena at Pitipana area in Homagama, tomorrow morning. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe and Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe will also join the occasion. It has been built as a university town at a 26 acre land enabling 30 thousand students to carry out their higher education activities.

Its Vice Chancellor Dr. E.A. Weeerasinghe says this is the first and only such university to be built not only in Sri Lanka but also in the South Asian region. A sum of more than 10 billion rupees were spent for the construction which commenced in year
2012.

The NSBM Green University is comprised of modern auditoriums, computer laboratories, physical training centers, indoor stadiums,
sports grounds, swimming pools, student based centers, a theatre equipped with all facilities and an open air theatre. Among the
specialties of the university town concept is that it is also equipped with a super market, a housing complex dedicated for students
and lecturers as well as a bank complex. The massive library which is also comprised of digital facilities will be a new experience for
the library sector of the country.

The vice chancellor says management, computer and engineering faculties will be open for students in the inaugural academic year.
Plans are underway to introduce courses that are prepared according to the international syllabuses and have a higher demand.


Those who have passed the GCE Advanced Level examination and students pending the results can register for the courses. The
vice chancellor added students who have passed the GCE Ordinary Level examinations can register for the graduate courses after
completing a foundation course.