Pak researcher bags Turkish award in health, life sciences


STAFF REPORT KHI:A Pakistani academcian, Dr Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, has been conferred upon a prestigious Turkish award, the 2015 International TÜBA Academy Prize, in health and life sciences.


Dr Bhutta, founding director of the Centre for Excellence in Women and Child Health at the Aga Khan University and the co-director of the SickKids Centre for Global Child Health in Toronto, received the award from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at a ceremony at the Presidential Palace in

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Introduction of Turkish low-cost technology in Pakistan discussed




Staff Report ISB: Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and Turkish Embassy in Islamabad initiated measures for introducing Turkish low cost technology in Pakistan to benefit common man.

Sadik Babür Girgin, Ambassador of Turkey called on Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF at the latter’s office this week. Dr. Mirza Habib Ali, PSF’s Focal Person for International Linkages and Dr. Syed Lal Shah, Principal Scientific Officer PSF were also present on this occasion.

Dr. Ashraf

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Introduction of Turkish low-cost technology in Pakistan discussed


Staff Report ISB: Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and Turkish Embassy in Islamabad initiated measures for introducing Turkish low cost technology in Pakistan to benefit common man.

Sadik Babür Girgin, Ambassador of Turkey called on Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF at the latter’s office this week. Dr. Mirza Habib Ali, PSF’s Focal Person for International Linkages and Dr. Syed Lal Shah, Principal Scientific Officer PSF were also present on this occasion.

Dr. Ashraf

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Turkish Delegation Visited UVAS


A Turkish delegation visited the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences UVAS Lahore, And discussed on progressive control of foot-and-mouth disease and development of

breeding improvement and vaccine production in livestock sector and related sectors.





The Turkish delegation comprised on Mr Prof Dr Veli Gulyazi Director of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) Institute Turkey while Dr Muhammad Afzal Project Co-coordinator Progressive control FMD, Dr Sana Ullah Bhatti Additional

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Turkish delegation briefed on UVAS contributions




STAFF REPORT LHR: A Turkish delegation has recently visited the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore and discussed possibilities of collaboration in education, research and development in veterinary, livestock and related sectors.
The delegation was led by Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock Deputy Undersecretary Nihat Pakdil.
On the occasion, Vice-Chancellor UVAS Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha gave a detailed presentation on "Veterinary Education

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GCU signs research deal with Turkish varsity

Staff Report LAHORE: The Government College University (GCU) has signed an agreement for educational, research and cultural cooperation with Suleyman Shah University, Istanbul, Turkish, (SSU), for strengthening friendly relations between the two sides."The 19-point agreement made a special focus on exchange of students and faculty members between both the universities in fields of Business Administration, Economics, English, Political Science, Psychology and Turkish language," said GCU

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