2020 Guangxi Golden Silkball Award To Honor Pakistani Scientist

Guangxi has decided to honor Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal the 2020 Guangxi Golden Silkball Friendship Award for his outstanding contribution

On the recommendation of Guangxi Normal University, the People’s Government of Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, province of China has decided to honor Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary the 2020 Guangxi Golden Silkball Friendship Award for his outstanding contribution to the economic and social development of Guangxi.

The award comprises upon a Medal and RMB 100,000 bonus and the prize-awarding ceremony will be held in China in March 2021. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary is world renowned medicinal chemist. He has published 1,175 research papers in the fields of organic and bioorganic chemistry in international journals, 76 books and 40 chapters in books published by major US and European press.

He has secured 40 US patents so far. Dr. Iqbal’s work has been cited by the researchers from around the world by 27,407 times and his h-index is 70. By now 94 national and international scholars have completed their PhD degrees under his supervision. Dr. Iqbal is D.Sc., Ph.D., and C. Chem. He has been awarded by different governments of Pakistan with Hilal-e-Imtiaz, Sitara-e-Imtiaz, and Tamgha-e-Imtiaz. He has been elected fellow by world renowned science academies named Academy of Sciences for the Developing World, Islamic World academy of Sciences, Pakistan Academy of Sciences, Royal Society of Chemistry, and Chemical Society of Pakistan. Prof. Iqbal has been honored by the President of Iran with Khwarizmi International Award, President of Azerbaijan, with ECO Award in Education and the Prime Minister of Pakistan with Comstech Award in Chemistry.

Originally Published at The News

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