STAFF REPORT ISB: The academia holds important responsibility to cater to the industrial needs of the country including defense, agriculture, energy and various other sectors. COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) mulled to bring together academia-industry expertise in defense production.
The Federal Minister for Defense Production, Science and technology (MoDPandST) Rana Tanveer Hussain had a productive meeting with COMSATS senior management. Rana Tanveer Hussain said while stressing on the need of exploring new avenues of cooperation with academia, “The academia can play a definitive role especially in RandD to abet defense production sector and we must replicate the model of developed countries where academia and industry jointly play their national part and synergic effect quadruples the success rate”.
Senior representative of COMSATS ensured full support in terms of research and development in defense production and taking joint initiatives for improving the linkage between both organizations for a larger cause of strengthening the defense line of country by introducing state of the art innovative technologies. COMSATS has always taken such initiatives which are obligatory for national development, imparting quality education and creating knowledge based economy required joint and collaborative efforts.