ISLAMABAD - A seminar on “Nano technology and Stakeholders in Pakistan” was held here today in which speakers emphasized the importance of Nano technology and said Pakistan should seriously consider developing Nanotechnology manpower in the country.The seminar was jointly organized by Preston Institute of Nano science and Technology (PINSAT) and International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada. Addressing on the occasion,Secretary Science and Technology Akhlaq Ahmad Tarar said that by the year 2015 the products of Nanotechnology will have a market share of US $3 billion. He said presently the government is spending only 0.6% of the GDP on Science & Technology and this is an extremely meager amount.He was hopful that with the efforts of ministry, this amount will be raised to 2 per cent of GDP by the year 2020.Recently a Science and Technology Innovation Policy have been approved by the government. A task force has been formed to follow up on the recommendations contained in this policy. The secretary requested PINSAT for its help in the revival of National Commission on Nano science & Technology for the development of this important technology within the country. He emphasized the importance of Nano technology, an emerging technology that has taken the world by storm.Chancellor of Preston University Dr. Abdul Basit highlighted the achievements of the university. Chairman PINSAT Dr. N. M. Butt emphasized the revival of National Commission on Nanoscience & Technology.