World Science Day observed at the Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) by organizing seminar held in Islamabad.
World Science Day is celebrated all over the world on 10th Nov every year to generate knowledge on importance of science and its use for peace and development. Theme of the World Science Day 2019 was “Open Science, Leaving No One Behind”.
Eminent Scientist Prof. Dr. Aslam Baig was the chief guest of seminar related to World Science Day.
PSF Chairman Maj. (r) Qaiser Majeed Malik, National Centre for Physics (NCP) Ex-Director General Prof. Dr. Hamid Saleem, Director Research Support Dr. Mirza Habib Ali addressed the participants and highlighted the importance of science and its peaceful use for development and benefit of the mankind at the PSF.
Prof. Dr. Aslam Baig said that Pakistan was blessed with young talent however we need a lot of coordination among various organizations to assist the youth about the opportunities available for them.
He congratulated the winners of various science competitions conducted by PSF who were awarded prizes and medals on World Science Day.
Dr. Hamid Saleem said that science is something that not only changes the future of nations but also promotes peace as he considers science as a great instrument of peace.
He further said that science brought different warring nations together through joint scientific programmes.
He delivered a comprehensive presentation on universe.
He advised the students to strengthen their math and computer programming skills to excel in science.
He also requested the students to read as much as possible and be good listener to become good learner.
He called upon media persons to give more coverage to science activities for popularizing the science in the country.