ISLAMABAD: The 5th Technical Committee Meeting (TCM) of All Pakistan Geoscientists
Association (APGA) was held at the Bahria University, says a press release.
The meeting was called by Adil Naseer (chief executive/founder), chaired by Rear Admiral (r)
Saleem Akhtar (pro-rector/ director general) of Bahria University. There was representation of
18 oil and gas national and multi-national companies. The representatives of the companies
owned the national agenda of APGA to facilitate the youth through industry academia liaison.
Moreover, representatives of oil andamp; gas sector agreed to support APGA technically and
financially in the largest interest of Pakistan. The agenda of the meeting was to organise Annual
Technical Workshop (ATW-2016) on Hydrocarbon Exploration Techniques, which is going to
be held from October 14 to 16 this year. The purpose of this national event is to benefit academia
and aimed to share advance techniques and methodologies implied in the oil andamp; gas industry.
The several exercises to be conducted during the technical sessions will not only largely benefit
the students pursuing careers in the oil andamp; gas industry, but will also assist the trainers in
preparing outlines of future courses covering new innovations and discoveries.
Rear Admiral (r) Saleem Akhtar and Prof. Dr. Tahseenullah Kahn (HoD Eandamp;ES) thanked the
guests for sparing their time to arrange 5th TCM at Bahria University, Islamabad Campus. They
also acknowledged the valuable input provided by the members of Executive and Technical
Committee members of APGA on educational and training matters and hoped that such
professional input from them will help in raising the standards and quality of education through
trainings and conferences and seminars.