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The Introduction video

File photo of 1960's NSF event

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) was established in 1998 by Act No. 11 of 1994 as the successor to the Natural Resources Energy & Science Authority of Sri Lanka (NARESA). NARESA was established in 1981 as the successor to the National Science Council set up in 1968. In 2008, NSF celebrated the 40 years of dedicated service to Science and Technology in Sri Lanka