STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Nuclear Society (PNS) and Technology Times have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the identification of core areas of cooperation especially in the field of science and technology awareness in the country.
The agreement was signed at the premises of PNS where senior officials from the Society and Technology Times were present.
Under the MoU, both the sides would work together to identify areas of mutual cooperation and share their expertise as well as facilitate each other for development and improvement of scientific culture in the society.
Other activities of collaboration would include organization of seminars, symposia, trainings, workshops, conferences and various types of events for awareness creation among university youth specifically and other communities generally, and socio-economic development of the society.
Speaking on the occasion Dr. Syed Javaid Khurshid, President PNS said that scientific temper is a social process of thinking innovatively and critically, its a way of life which uses scientific method like observing, questioning, analyzing and communicating logical thinking to other segments of the society. He assured that this MoU will provide opportunity to both the Parties to work as media partners for the promotion of science and technology.
PNS is an academic not-for- profit educational and scientific learned society devoted to promote the awareness and understanding of the peaceful application of nuclear science, technology and allied disciplines. Established in 1990, the PNS is dedicated to enhance awareness in public about safe use of radiation and isotope based technology in the sectors of environment, industry, health and agriculture.
The Technology Times is the only publication of Pakistan which specifically focuses science and technology to disseminate as well as highlight the potential and talents of the countrys scientists, academicians, students and other projects and sensitize general public on SandT sector.
In his remarks, Editor Technology Times, Syed Paras Ali, termed the MoU a step forward towards popularizing the science and technology especially among the general public and hoped that it would provide a strong foundation for future cooperation.