STAFF REPORT ISB: Prof. Dr. Masoom Yasinzai, Rector IIUI/Member PAS, and Prof. Dr. Zabta Khan Shinwari, Secretary
General PAS, have visited the University of Balochistan.
Purpose of the visit was to formally inaugurate the Regional Chapter Office of PAS at UoB and conduct the seminar regarding
the promotion of research trends in Balochistan.
The province Balochistan is in desperate need to progress in science andamp; technology to accrue the compatibility with current
Randamp;D scenario. With the said shift in scientific development paradigm many studies and researches were carried out but
unfortunately, recommendations of those researches/studies were not given priority or mainstreamed into development
policy and planning.
They said aspects brought further stress on available human resources development in the province and establishment of
PAS office at UoB will be extremely beneficial to solve issue.
Considering the overall situation of scientific culture scarcity in the province and to find alternate solution steps needs to be
taken on immediate bases to help cope with the issue, the assistance of PAS is inevitable.
The University of Balochistan (UoB) provided the physical infrastructure to establish the Regional office of PAS at UoB. The
inauguration of the office was done by Minster of Education, Balochistan.
The ceremony was attended by the dignitaries of PAS, Vice Chancellor, SBK Womens University and representatives from
government line departments, academia, civil society organizations, UN bodies, consultants and students having expert
knowledge on the latest trends to promote science and scientific culture in Balochistan.