Pak, Paris museums to jointly preserve natural species

100714STAFF REPORT IBD: The Pakistan Museum of Natural History and Paris Museum of Natural History are have signed a MoU to help preserve natural species. Besides, the Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) has also inked another MoU with Centre Science, Orleans-France for arranging and co-producing expos in Pakistan.

“PSF in collaboration with Embassy of France is carrying on two programmes including holding international travelling expos and promotion of inquiry-based science education in the country,” said PSF Chairman PSF, Dr. Manzoor H Soomro while talking to the media.

He said that the PSF started arranging International Travelling Expos in 2008 in collaboration with Embassy of France in Pakistan and Centre Sciences-Orelans-France.

In this regard, Expos on the themes of Mathematics, Environment, Biodiversity and Chemistry have already been held in various cities and towns of Pakistan.

Keeping in view the importance of Energy Issues, this year the PSF has obtained travelling expo titled “Energies, for a Sustainable World” (prepared by Centre Sciences, Orleans-France and partners) for showcasing in Pakistan during March-April, 2013, he added.

Two-month long Expo will travel from Islamabad to Muzzafarabad (AJK), Gilgit, Abbottabad, Gujrat, Larkana and Quetta.

“Exhibitions create a lot of interest among young scientists to develop new ideas about sustainable use of energy,” he elaborated.

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