Sri Lankan, Iranian delegates briefed on PSF activities
April 30th, 2012 | Technology Times | No Comments
STAFF REPORT IBD: Sri Lankan and Iranian delegations paid a visit to Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) head offices separately during their recent visits to Pakistan to participate in the 2nd Commission meeting of COMSATS.
The Sri Lankan delegation comprised Sri Lankan Senior Minister for Scientific Affairs Prof. Tissa Vifrana, Sri Lanka Science Foundation Chairperson Prof. Sirimali Fernando and Sri Lankan High Commissioner Air Chief Marshal (Retd) Jayalath Weerakkody.
On the occasion, PSF Chairman and Economic Cooperation Organization Science Foundation (ECOSF) Founder President-designate Prof. Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro briefed the delegates about the PSF and ECOSF functions and programmes to promote science and technology in the country and in the region.
Both the sides also discussed the areas of mutual collaboration in science and technology and signed a memorandum of understanding in this regard.
Meanwhile, the Iranian delegation comprising Iranian Deputy Minister for Science Research and Technology Dr. Ahmed Akbari, Director Shiraz Technology Park Dr. Syed Ahmed Fazalzadieh and Seyed Ali Salehpour, Counsellor Embassy of Iran, also visited PSF offices.
The Iranian minister and the PSF Chairman also discussed areas of mutual cooperation and joint projects to promote scientific research activities under the newly established ECO Science Foundation.
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