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Muslim world needs to focus on science and technology

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President Mamnoon Hussain has recommended that to meet challenges of the new era the Muslim world should prioritize science and technology while addressing the inaugural session of summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on science and technology at Kazakhstan capital Astana. Summit was attended by heads of state and government from around 22 Muslim […]…Read More

Its a matter of survival now Experts, Government for Improving Water Management in Balochistan; Call for Greater Focus on Implementation

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article image QUTEETA: The expert consultation on improving water governance in Balochistan organized by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and Taraqee Foundation came to a close on December 20, 2016, after extensive deliberations that centered on the need for urgency in addressing the already deteriorating water crisis in the province. Representative from the Government of Balochistan, the Ministry of Climate Change, as well as experts from the water sector and the US-…Read More

Scientists urged to focus climate change policy research

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: There is a dire need for scientists and researchers to steer policy research focus towards solutions direly required for combating climate change induced for expanding aridity and desertification in the country, said Climate Change Secretary Arif Ahmed Khan. "Pakistan is in a pressing need of research-based workable solutions to fight expanding desertification and aridity which are devouring rich fertile land. If not tackled, these climate change induced…Read More

PRISE body meeting pledges focus on semi-arid economies

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The three-day (Pathways to Resilience in Semi-Arid Economies), PRISE steering committee meeting has recently concluded in Islamabad with a resolve to collaborative efforts to find a sustainable solution for building resilience in semi-arid economies. The delegates condemned Charssada attack and posed confidence in the resilience shown by Pakistani nation, in combating terrorism. PRISE is a five-year, multi-country research project that generates new knowledge about…Read More

Dr. Atta stresses for more focus on knowledge economy

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: Famous Pakistani scientist Prof. Dr. Atta-ur-Rehman has said that Pakistan needs to rid itself of the constraints of a natural resource driven approach to socio-economic development and focus on strengthening the "triple helix" of the knowledge economy. He said this while addressing 1st International Conference on Bioscience and Biotechnology - 2016 under the theme of "Molecular Life Science for the Development in the 21st Century". The…Read More

Dr. AQ Khan exhorts youth to focus more on S&T innovations

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: History has witnessed great scientists with a deep sense of literature, which is a trait of every healthy and successful person, said renowned nuclear scientist Dr Abdul. He said this while inaugurating a three-day international conference on life sciences tilted emerging trends in biological sciences and genomics’ at the University of Karachi, which was jointly organized by the Dr A Q Khan Institute of the Biotechnology Genetic Engineering (KIBGE) and M A H Qadri…Read More

Pharmacy careers in Pakistan: In focus industrial pharmacy

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article image A degree in Pharmacy can open doors of a diverse range of careers due to its multidimensional exposure from human sciences to an experience of an art. As a profession Pharmacy is undergoing rapid change and despite its neglected role in most developing countries it is undergoing a huge transition with a focus on clinical and regulatory aspects. However, in the current article I will try to share my own experiences of the Pharmaceutical Industry in Pakistan and the sort of opportunities…Read More

Gov elite focus technology solutions

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: In order to exchange ideas for technology sector promotion and human resource development; first meeting of Sub Committee of Cabinet on Human Resource (HR) and technology was held. Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal presided the meeting in which he said, "The government is committed for technology uplifting because it plays a pivotal role in national development. This subcommittee formation also serves the purpose to improve…Read More

ICT sector development is prime focus of gov: Anusha

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The 36th Board of Directors meeting of National ICT RandD Fund Company was held which was chaired by Federal State Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication, Anusha Rahman. Minister said that government was focusing vehemently on the development of ICT sector and as part of MoIT strategy, a national incubation center was needed for fostering entrepreneurship culture in ICT. During the board meeting, unanimous decision was made to appoint Michael…Read More

ICT sector development is prime focus of gov: Anusha

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The 36th Board of Directors meeting of National ICT RandD Fund Company was held which was chaired by Federal State Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication, Anusha Rahman. Minister said that government was focusing vehemently on the development of ICT sector and as part of MoIT strategy, a national incubation center was needed for fostering entrepreneurship culture in ICT. During the board meeting, unanimous decision was made to appoint Michael…Read More