SQU to host second Gulf forum on nanotechnology awareness

The second Gulf forum on nanotechnology awareness will open on December 28 at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU).

The event will be held under the auspices of H E Dr Madeeha bint Ahmed bin Nassir al Shibaniyah, Minister of Education.

The two-day forum has been organised by the Oman National Commission for Education, Culture and Science in collaboration with the International Organization for Leisure Investment in Technology and Science. Experts from Oman and abroad will be attending the forum.

President of MILSET Regional Office for Asia Adnan Almeer said in a statement to KUNA on Saturday Kuwait would be represented with a delegation from the Ministry of Education and Kuwait University. 

The two-day forum, sponsored by Omani Minister of Education Dr. Madiha Bin Ahmad Al-Shibaniya, is co-organized by MILSET and Oman National Commission for Education, Culture and Science. 

The forum, involving nanotechnology experts from Oman, regional and foreign countries, is aimed at examining latest innovations in the sector and other nations' experience in including this science in teaching curricula. 

It will be accompanied by diverse activities, workshops and seminars on means of applying this modern technology.