Pakistan among top 10 nations with Sc Academies
STAFF REPORT LHR: Pakistan is among the top ten nations which have academies to promote science and technology in the country, by collaborative efforts of young researchers of Pakistan from all science disciplines under the guidance of senior scientists. The National Academy of Young Scientists (NAYS), established in 2009 in Pakistan, is working for propagation and development of science in the country.
The first national young academy was established in Germany with name Die Junge Akademie (the Young Academy), this was followed by the establishment of young academy in Netherland in 2005. At the same time, National Young academies were also established in Sudan, Egypt, Uganda, Nigeria and Thailand.
Global Young Academy was also established in 2010 with its first general assembly meeting in March 2011 in Berlin, Germany. Global Young Academy is working with the slogan “The voice of young scientists around the world”.
According to Prof. Anwar Nasim (Advisor Comstech) “The setting up of NAYS is a very timely and important initiative.
The fact that youth plays a crucial role in building the future of any nation has long been recognized and documented. He said the real wealth of any nation is not natural resources but the intellectual capabilities, commitment, honesty and integrity of its youth.