Promotion of science and tech to ensure national progress

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan Science Foundation Chairman Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto has said that nobody can deny the vitality of science in socio-economic development.


“PSF not only encourages promotion of science and technology activities across Pakistan but also pleads for the reasonable use of science for the benefit of society,” he said this while highlighting the importance of celebrating the World Science Day, at a ceremony arranged by the PSF in this connection.


He said that the PSF is organizing different activities such as essay and poster competitions and science caravan exhibitions across the country to celebrate the day and highlight importance of science and technology.


Eminent scientist Dr. Ashfaq was the chief guest at the event. The other personalities who attended the function included Secretary SandT Kamran Qureshi, UNESCO Country Director K.K. Nagatta, QAU VC/Rector IIUI Dr. Masoom Ysainzai.


Dr. Ibupoto appreciated the UNESCO collaboration with PSF in arranging different activities regarding celebration of the World Science Day. He said since declaration of the day PSF, MoST celebrate this day on regular basis. He stressed upon the students to develop their passion for science and adopt it as a career.


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Published in: Volume 04 Issue 49

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