STAFF REPORT ISB: The 90th birthday of Dr. Abdus Salam, Pakistan’s Nobel Laureate, has recently been celebrated by COMSTECH in collaboration with the Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) and National Centre for Physics (NCP).
Nearly 170 theoretical and experimental physicists graced the occasion with their presence. Fazal Abbas Maken, Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology, also graced the occasion.
In his remarks, Dr. Shaukat Hameed Khan, Coordinator General Comstech,
According to wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Science) Science (derives from the Latin word "scientia", meaning "knowledge") is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about nature and the universe. This language is universal irrespective of religion, region or political boundaries. Prof. Abdus Salam, Physicist and Nobel laureate, hailing from Pakistan, recognized an urgent need in the developing
"scientific thought and its creation is the common and shared heritage of mankind." – Dr. Abdus Salam
PROF. DR. ABDUS SALAM was one of the most outstanding proponents of the idea that the developmental gap between the North and the South can be bridged through SandT capacity-building in developing countries. Among his various initiatives to achieve this goal, one was to establish a high-level Commission having affiliation of several RandD organizations of the South.
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
I AM distressed to learn that Dr Abdus Salam, who led to the discovery of the subatomic God particle’, is not well-regarded in his homeland.He holds the distinction of being the only and the first Pakistani scientist to receive a Nobel Prize in physics. He tirelessly advocated for the development of science in the Third World countries.Dr Salam shared the Nobel Prize in 1979 with Steven Weinberg. They independently predicted the existence of a subatomic particle now called the Higgs boson,Read more