STAFF REPORT MULTAN: The 9-day International Traveling Expo “It’s all about Chemistry” started at Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU), Multan, last week.
Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) in collaboration with France Embassy has arranged the Expo, prepared by the Centre Sciences-France, UNESCO and partners, for providing a first-hand picture of the role of Chemistry in our daily life to students and general public.
PSF Chairman Prof Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro, BZU VC Prof. Dr. Syed Khawaja Alqama and French Ambassador Philippe Theibaud inaugurated the exhibition.
Addressing the audience, the PSF Chairman explained about the Foundation’s functions and activities to popularize science in the country and the role of travelling Expos for creating science awareness among the students and general public.
He said that Chemistry is an exciting experimental science which makes us understand our world and make our life easier. It is scientific study of matter, its properties and interactions with other matters and energy.
BZU VC Dr. Alqama said the expos provide first-hand knowledge to students and arouse their curiosity about different phenomena of science and develop their interest in this important subject of studies.
The French Ambassador also spoke on different educational programmes of France in Pakistan and appreciated the efforts of PSF for promotion of science among the young generation.