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NA briefed about lowest spending on S&T sector

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The National Assembly Standing Committee has been informed that Pakistan is spending only 0.5 percent of the GDP on scientific research which is lowest in the region. Such low spending is negatively affecting economy and job creation in the country, officials of the Ministry of Science and Technology told the committee. Briefing the committee, which met with Tariq Bashir Cheema in the chair, Secretary SandT Kamran Qureshi alleged that science and technology has been…Read More

Germany briefed on Pak wind power potential

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MONITORING REPORT ISB: STAFF REPORT LHR: Pakistan has offered excellent opportunities to German companies to develop bilateral business activities based on competitiveness, expertise, technical know-how and product delivery in the areas of solar and wind energy. Pakistan’s Ambassador to Germany Syed Hasan Javed has said this while addressing a day-long conference on "Renewable Energies in Pakistan" recently organized by the German and Middle East Association (NUMOV) in Hamburg…Read More

Turkish delegation briefed on UVAS contributions

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: A Turkish delegation has recently visited the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore and discussed possibilities of collaboration in education, research and development in veterinary, livestock and related sectors. The delegation was led by Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock Deputy Undersecretary Nihat Pakdil. On the occasion, Vice-Chancellor UVAS Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha gave a detailed presentation on "Veterinary Education…Read More

Canadian HC briefed on UVAS projects

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STAFF REPORT LHR:Canadian High Commissioner Greg Giokas has visited the UVAS Lahore and called on Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha. On the occasion, the VC briefed the high commissioner on the academic, research and academic activities of the university. He said that the university is closely working with the Livestock and Dairy Development Department Punjab and private sector for the development of livestock and allied sectors. He also said that since its inception as a…Read More

Meeting briefed on Continental Shelf Programme

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STAFF REPORT IBD: UN Subcommission of the United Nations Commission on the Limits of Contenental Shelf (UNCLCS), established to review Pakistan’s case on the limit of the continental shelf as a result territory behind 200 nautical miles, of more than 50’000 square kilometers is expected to be secured for exclusive resource exploitation purposes. This was revealed at a recently held meeting of the Inter-Ministerial Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC) on the Continental Shelf Programme…Read More

Indian S and T team briefed on PSF work

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The Indian Working Group on Science and Technology has recently visited the Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) in Islamabad.This Working Group (IWG) comprised Dr Akhilesh Gupta, head of Climate Change Programme and Shri R K Sharma from International Cooperation Division in Department of Science and Technology.During their visit, they were given a presentation on the PSF activities. PSF Chairman Dr. Manzoor Soomro, on the occasion, explained the Foundation’s activities for…Read More

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Chinese scientists briefed on PSF

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article image 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…Read More

Chinese e-com team briefed on PBIT projects

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: A delegation of entrepreneurs and representatives of Shenzhen Chamber of e-commerce, China, during their recent visit to the Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT), has showed keen interest in modernization of infrastructure in the province, implementation of technology in government affairs and youth empowerment through education and technology.On the occasion, PBIT Chief Executive Officer Dr Sajid Yoosufani briefed the delegates, led by Jennifer Tong, Chairperson…Read More

Sri Lankan, Iranian delegates briefed on PSF activities

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article image 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…Read More