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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

Stabilization of population is best for sustainable deveoplment

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All the countries across the globe proposed the future with free of hunger, poverty, disease. The proposed vision can be achieved by implementing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is important to mention that 12 out of total 17 SDGs replaced with the Millennium Development Goals connected with population dynamics in September 2015. Pakistan has earned […]…Read More

France provides 100 million euros (11.5 billion PKR) soft loan for the sustainable energy sector reform program

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article image On June 21st, 2017, Mr. Tariq Mahmood PASHA, Secretary of Economic Affairs Division (EAD), Mr. René CONSOLO, Chargé d’Affaire a.i., Embassy of France, and Mr. Jacky AMPROU, Country Director of the French Agency for Development (AFD), signed the €100 million Credit Facility Agreement (CFA) for the Sustainable Energy Sector Reform Program. The Asian Development Bank […]…Read More

Vision and sustainable funding needed in Pakistan for Nanotechnology: Dr. Nayfeh

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C2CIIT: Pakistan has the exact level of expert human resource and scientific activity in the field of nanotechnology. A focused national strategy and sustainable funding can make Pakistan one of the leaders in this sector. Professor of Physics at the University of Illinois and Founder and President of NanoSi Advanced Technology, Inc. Dr. Munir H. […]…Read More

Science and the Sustainable Development Goals

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THE CONCEPT of Science Diplomacy is becoming widely used by policy-makers, scientists and scholars of International Relations. Though this is a new concept, it refers to an old practice as scientists always have been at the forefront of international collaboration. Science Diplomacy can be regarded as a tool for states to use science and scientists to pursue their Foreign Policy goals. This can be done to promote the national interests or to solve problems faced by the state. Several states…Read More

Rice-Fish Culture: Way forward to Sustainable Future

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article image Combined cultivation of rice and fish is recognized as paddy-cum- fish culture or rizipisci-culture. This method is as old as rice cultivation itself. However, most people of developing countries are not well aware on this culture. History It is said that fish culture in rice fields was launch into South-East Asia from India about 1500 years ago, where presently it is the best developed, around 1900 this type of fish culture was begun in Madagascar…Read More

Science diplomacy must for evolving culture of research, sustainable development: Dr. I.E. Qureshi

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Af- ter spending thirty years in science and three years in di- plomacy, Dr Imtinan Elahi Qureshi , Executive Direc- tor of the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in South (COMSATS), is the most vocal advocate of science diplomacy’ in Paki- stan is all set to bid adieu. Dr Qureshi is stepping down as COMSATS Execu- tive Director next month and he is leaving behind a rich legacy of phenomenal achievements making the dormant organization…Read More

Science diplomacy must for evolving culture of research, sustainable development Dr. I.E. Qureshi

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article image ISLAMABAD-After spending thirty years in science and three years in diplomacy, Dr Imtinan Elahi Qureshi , Executive Director of the Commission on Science andamp; Technology for Sustainable Development in South (COMSATS), is the most vocal advocate of science diplomacy’ in Pakistan is all set to bid adieu. Dr Qureshi is stepping down as COMSATS Executive Director next month and he is leaving behind a rich legacy of phenomenal achievements making…Read More

Pakistan committed to making cities safer, sustainable

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article image ISLAMABAD: Minister of State and Chairperson Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) Marvi Memon, has said that Pakistan will continue to support UN habitatand#39;s new urban agenda for sustainable urbanization. Marvi represented Pakistan as the head of the NDI delegation in the Global Womenand#39;s Leadership Program, held at the third session of the Preparatory Committee for UN Habitat 3 at Surabaya Indonesia. In her statement in the…Read More

UNIDO launches sustainable energy project

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article image ISLAMABAD: United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) on Tuesday launched a project, Sustainable Energy Initiative for industries aimed at helping the industrial sector to explore options of alternative energy for industrial sector development in Pakistan. The launching ceremony was attended by stakeholders both from the industrial sector and senior officials of the Ministry of Industries and Production, besides representatives of the…Read More