STAFF REPORT IBD: Efforts made by the ECO Science Foundation so far would provide a strong foundation for the science and technology cooperation among the ECO member countries including Pakistan.
Zahid Hamid, Minister for Science and Technology, has recently visited the ECOSF temporary headquarters in Islamabad, where was received by the ECOSF President Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro.
On the occasion, the President ECOSF briefed the visitors on the background as well as establishment of the Foundation. He further highlighted the progress made so far by the Foundation with particular reference to ratification of ECOSF charter by the member states, the budgetary contributions and the activities done, the collaborations being negotiated and the future plans.
ECOSF is a specialized agency of the ECO – an Intergovernmental Organization .
Dr. Soomro thanked the Government of Pakistan and MoST for their support and cooperation for the ECOSF.