Chinese scientists briefed on PSF

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STAFF REPORT IBD: A Chinese delegation comprising scientists and researchers has recently visited the Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF).
During a meeting with the delegation headed by Prof. Dr. Han Richou, PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro briefed the guests about mandate, functions, programmes, achievements and future plans of the Foundation.
Dr. Soomro told the delegation that PSF provides funding for research activities and actively engaged in commercialization of research and popularization of science through different means including science caravans, popular lectures, national and international science exhibitions, science competitions among students, support to scientists in research and attending national and international science events, teachers training workshops on inquiry-based science education and celebrations of international science related days.
The Chairman said PSF provides funds for strengthening of science laboratories and provide travel grants to research scholars.
Dr. Richou appreciated numerous activities being undertaken by PSF. He said the Foundation is a powerful organization.
The delegation also visited Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH), an auxiliary organization of PSF.


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