Tag: COMSATS

Moroccan Embassy to help reinforce COMSATS’ cooperative ties with Morocco

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article image Moroccan embassy in Pakistan has pledged support to COMSATS Secretariat in Islamabad for achieving its mission of South-South cooperation, as well as establishing contacts and strengthening relations with Moroccan institutions. This pledge was made by Moroccan Ambassador Mohamed Karmoune at his meeting with Executive Director COMSATS Dr. S. M. Junaid Zaidi during his visit to […]…Read More

COMSATS adds Somalia as its 26th Member State

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Federal Republic of Somalia has signed an accession international agreement to join the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in South (COMSATS) in Islamabad. For Education, Ministry of Education, Culture, and Higher Education, Somalia, Abdi Dahir Osman, consented to the arrangement, while from COMSATS the signatory was the association’s Executive Director Dr. S. […]…Read More

South-South cooperation lauded for achieving SDGs: COMSATS’ Forum

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COMSATS is striving for South-South cooperation, and aiming to establish new science and technology Centres of Excellence in COMSATS member states, as well as working to grow the Network’s prospects to the North for sustainable development. The organization is targeting to achieve at least 50 members in next four years”, stated by Executive Director COMSATS, […]…Read More

COMSATS to provide telemedicine platform to remote areas of KP

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article image C2 – CIS TELEMEDICINE IS the solution to provide quality healthcare services to the far-flung areas of the country. This is stated by Shahram Khan Tarakai, Senior Minister for Health and Information Technology, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), while addressing as the chief guest of the agreement signing ceremony between COMSATS Internet Services (CIS) and […]…Read More

COMSATS’ workshop on ICTs and sustainable progress

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Members of the OIC and member states of COMSATS endorsed to employ information and communication technologies (ICTs) for the achievement of sustainable progress as a tool for strengthening education, healthcare, and agriculture sectors in 3 days COMSATS international workshop. Dr. OgbonnayaOnu Federal Minister of Science and Technology Nigeria has inaugurated the event.He highlighted the government’s […]…Read More

Al-Quds University made COMSATS Coordinating Council’s 21st member

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ISLAMABAD (May 24, 2017): The COMSATS Coordinating Council has expanded to reach a total of 21 institutions after it has approved the Al-Quds University of Palestine as its new member by giving the status of centre of excellence. The Coordinating Council is the most dynamic technical cooperation forum of the South under the Commission on […]…Read More

COMSATS publishes Urdu translation of "One Hundred Reasons to Be a Scientist"

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article image ISLAMABAD: Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) organized the launching ceremony of Urdu translation of the book titled, "One Hundred Reasons to Be a Scientist", which was originally published in 2004 by the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Italy. It comprises of the life achievements of 91 contemporary scientists who played a major role in shaping the science and technology in the world during…Read More

Comsats talk highlights need for bio-surveillance for national security

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The world needs bio-surveillance more than ever before in the face of new and emerging challenges in the form of epidemics, pandemics, bio-terrorism and bio-war fares, which may pose threat not only to health and economy of a country but also to its national security.This was highlighted at an expert talk given by CIIT Department of Biosciences Microbiology and Immunology Prof. Dr Habib Bokhari at the COMSATS headquarters in Islamabad. The lecture was held under the…Read More

Court orders recognition of Comsats degrees

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The Lahore High Court has directed the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and Pakistan Engineering Council to recognize degrees of 2800 students who completed their studies under dual-degree program offered by COMSATS University in collaboration with the UK’s Lancaster University. Abubakar, Talha and other students had filed the petition maintaining that the university received huge fees from the students against the dual-degree programme under which the students…Read More

Quetta to have campus of COMSATS University

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Ministry of Science and Technology is planning to establish a campus of COMSATS University in Quetta to facilitate students of the area. "The government is making all out efforts to increase Research and Development (RandD) work in the country as it will help strengthen national economy," an official in the Ministry told APP. He said that Global Innovation Index Report 2015 indicated Pakistan’s ranking in RandD as 68th among 141 countries. The…Read More