STAFF REPORT IBD: Minister of State for Science and Technology (S&T) Raheela Baloch has appreciated the Pakistan Science Foundation’s (PSF) endeavours for promotion and popularization of S&T in the country within its limited resources.
She made these remarks while attending a recent briefing on PSF mandate, functions, achievements and future plans here during her visit to PSF.
On the occasion, PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro briefed the minister on PSF’s R&D Industry, Research Support, Inquiry-Based Science Education and Science Popularization programmes as well as Natural Sciences Linkage Programme under Pak-US Endowment Fund.
He said that with the active support of Ministry of Science and Technology the PSF has been successful in achieving the target of Economic Cooperation Organization Science Foundation (ECOSF) establishment with its headquarters in Islamabad.
Dr. Soomro said that PSF with the collaboration of French Embassy has also arranged International Travelling Expos on Mathematics, Environment and recently International Travelling Expo on Chemistry in all main cities of Pakistan to make students and general public aware of importance of Chemistry and develop their interest in the subject.
He also explained the inquiry-based science education programme being run with the collaboration of France Embassy.
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