PMNH plans to set up modern display of ocean, live exhibits

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Staff Report ISB: Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) has plans to establish a new display of ocean, using modern technology and also establish live exhibits like aquarium, avtiary, butterfly garden, museum city and field museum for research and public educational purposes.

Chairman, Pakistan Science Foundation, Prof Dr Ashraf, was told this by the PMNH, Deputy Director General, Dr Rafique during a presentation to him on his first visit to the museum.

PMNH Director General, Dr Muhammad Khan Leghari, and directors of the museum were also present on this occasion.

It is pertinent to mention that Dr Ashraf, a renowned scientist and recently taken charge of PSF.

On the occasion, Dr Ashraf directed the PMNH authorities to renovate the existing displays of the museum to make them more attractive for visitors and generate funds for achieving self-reliance.

He also issued directions for the natural history projects having national and international importance to get acknowledged. He stressed the need for marketable research and establish fruitful linkages with the industry.

The chairman visited different galleries, research laboratories and repositories of the museum and issued directions for the improvement of the infrastructure and working to make the museum a vibrant research and educational entity.


Published in: Volume 06 Issue 08

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