MONITORING REPORT ISB: The Ministry of the Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), Ghana, has inaugurated a planning committee in preparation for the Third Ministerial Meeting of COMSATS.
The meeting, scheduled for April 2015, is aimed at fostering sustainable development in developing countries through science and technology.
COMSATS, is a Pakistan-based inter-governmental organization, made up of 21 developing countries, including Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, China, Kazakhstan, Philippines, Syria and Iran.
COMSATS plans workshops and training programmes, provides platforms for renowned scientists, technologists and scholars, to promote relevant science and technology for the development of member-states.
Dr Alfred Sugri-Tia, a Deputy Minister of MESTI, inaugurating the committee said, government recognizes the role of science, technology and innovation in economic and social development, and is making efforts to promote their utilization.