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A personal tribute to Dr. Ishfaq Ahmad, N.I., H.I., S.I.

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article image WITH PASSING away of Dr. Ishfaq Ahmad on 18th Jan. 2018, Pakistan lost an iconic scientific leader, who had been associated, directly or indirectly, with every significant development on Pakistan’s scientific scene for well over half a century. In particular, his name was synonymous with Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC), where he served for more […]…Read More

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Science diplomacy must for evolving culture of research, sustainable development: Dr. I.E. Qureshi

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Af- ter spending thirty years in science and three years in di- plomacy, Dr Imtinan Elahi Qureshi , Executive Direc- tor of the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in South (COMSATS), is the most vocal advocate of science diplomacy’ in Paki- stan is all set to bid adieu. Dr Qureshi is stepping down as COMSATS Execu- tive Director next month and he is leaving behind a rich legacy of phenomenal achievements making the dormant organization…Read More

Science diplomacy must for evolving culture of research, sustainable development Dr. I.E. Qureshi

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article image ISLAMABAD-After spending thirty years in science and three years in diplomacy, Dr Imtinan Elahi Qureshi , Executive Director of the Commission on Science andamp; Technology for Sustainable Development in South (COMSATS), is the most vocal advocate of science diplomacy’ in Pakistan is all set to bid adieu. Dr Qureshi is stepping down as COMSATS Executive Director next month and he is leaving behind a rich legacy of phenomenal achievements making…Read More

COMSATS takes pride in carrying Dr. Abdus Salams vision forward

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article image Staff Report ISB: While marking the 20th anniversary of COMSATS, scientists and researchers are of the unanimous view that the COMSATS is playing a vibrant role achieving its set goals by adopting a multifaceted strategy that is based on advocacy of SandT; capacity building, and South-South cooperation. They considered the establishment of COMSATS as one of the Prof. Dr. Abdus Salam’s desires that were fulfilled by Pakistan, also saying the COMSATS should further strengthen…Read More

Modern research environment jolted with Dr. Riazuddins death

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article image STAFF REPORT ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s academic circles as well as science and physics sector have received a major blow with the sudden demise of Prof. Dr. Riazuddin, a classified Pakistani theoretical physicist and an eminent scientist, specialized in high-energy physics and nuclear physics. Prof. Dr. Riazuddin, who died on September 9, was majorly known for his prominent and leading role as theoretical physicist in Pakistan. He was widely credited as one of the early pioneers of the…Read More

Proper funding can make science and technology turnaround in Pakistan: Dr. Qureshi

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article image By Mustafa Z. Paras and Ata ul HaqBrief our readers about COMSATS?Dr. I.E. Qureshi: COMSATS stands for the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South. The Commission is a high level autonomous inter-governmental organization with 21 Countries in 3 Continents as its Members. There are commissions that work under the United Nations and also under the national authorities but COMSATS is an independent international Commission. Its members include heads of states…Read More

Science diplomacy best tool to promote scientific solutions

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: COMSATS has urged the government and other relevant national institutions to take necessary measures in support of Science Diplomacy as it would pave the way for achieving the set goals in the field of science and technology. This was the crux of a lecture delivered by Executive Director COMSATS, Dr. Imtinan Elahi Qureshi, under the COMSATS’ Science Diplomacy Programme launched last year in Islamabad. The lecture was delivered in a select gathering of scholars…Read More

Morocco becomes 22nd Member State of COMSATS

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Morocco becomes the 22nd Member of (Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) as consequence of proactive interaction and consultations by executives of COMSATS with Moroccan government officials. An official accession agreement was signed between COMSATS and Government of Morocco. Dr. Imtinan Elahi Qureshi, Executive Director COMSATS and Lahcen Daoudi, Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Training, Morocco…Read More

UNESCO Chair set up at CIIT campus

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STAFF REPORT IBD: UNESCO and COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) have inked an agreement to establish the UNESCO Chair on Knowledge Systems for Integrated Water Resources Management’ at the Institute’s Wah Campus. The ceremony was witnessed by Secretary SandT Kamran Ali Qureshi; Executive Director COMSATS, Dr. Imtinan Elahi Qureshi, Resident Director UNESCO, Dr. Kozue Kay Nagata. In his remarks, Minister for Science and Technology Zahid Hamid, highlighted the role…Read More

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CIIT holds symposium to blemish UNs Year of Light based Technologies

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A three-day International Symposium on Light and Life’ was held at Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT). This event was sorted out to commend the UN International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies, and in addition to highlight the most recent exploration and advancements in this field happening across the world. Talking on the event, Prof. Dr. Aslam Baig (UNESCO’s assigned Focal Person for exercises identified with International Year of…Read More