Tag: COMSTECH

COMSTECH spent $ 2.39 million on 259 projects in OIC region to promote S&T

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article image ISLAMABAD: COMSTECH had spent $ 2.39 million on 259 projects to promote science and technology in OIC countries since 2011. According to a report of Coordinator General, COMSTECH 2011- 16, $ 1,93,000 granted for 161 COMSTECH/TWAS projects in 16 countries, $ 1,155,004 for 92 COMSTECH-IFS programs in 24 countries and $ 47,250 were spent on six COMSTECH/WHO-EMRO in four countries. The purpose of the collaboration under COMSTECH-IFA was to…Read More

COMSTECH sanctions 10-year action plan for scientific advancement

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan is facilitating the two-day COMSTECH General Assembly in the capital, where delegates from 57 Muslim countries have accumulated to propose a 10-year action plan worth $2.1 billion including initiatives for advancement of science and technology. Participants of the General Assembly mentioned that advancement of science is the best articulation of human capacities and specified that for the same reason, the Muslims researchers had assumed a huge part till sixteenth…Read More

COMSTECH targets 50 versities of OIC for top 500 ranking

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The 15th session of the general assembly of the OIC Standing Committee on Science and Technology (COMSTECH) decided to assist for augmentation of education and skills in the member states, with the mark of 50 universities of member states to be included in the rank of the top 500 universities. The session concluded in Islamabad on June 1, 2016 with the adoption of resolutions that included a document on "Science and Technology in the OIC Countries: Goals, Priorities…Read More

COMSTECH urged to improve S and T infrastructure

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Research and innovation is imperative for the Muslim Ummah to reclaim its rightful place in the international community and the COMSTECH can play crucial role in this regard. These views were expressed by Federal Minister for Science and Technology Zahid Hamid during his recent visit to the Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Co-operation (COMSTECH) Secretariat in Islamabad. On the occasion, he appreciated the…Read More