ISLAMABAD, APR 17 (DNA) – Dr. Arshad Mahmood, Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology, visited COMSTECH Headquarters. Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal. Choudhary, Coordinator General COMSTECH welcomed the Secretary at COMSTECH Headquarters and gave him a detailed presentation on COMSTECH establishment, objectives its past programmes, current initiatives and future plans. Dr. Choudhary informed the Secretary about the achievements of COMSTECH by mentioning many accomplished programmes and projects of COMSTECH.

Prof. Choudhary mentioned that COMSTECH is only OIC organization hosted by Pakistan which functions under the chairmanship of the President of Pakistan while the Prime Minister is the co-chair of COMSTECH. COMSTECH works for socio-economic development of 57 OIC member states through the application of science and technology.

He mentioned the benefits of COMSTECH programmes to Pakistani scientists and institutions and said that COMSTECH provides a leadership opportunity to Pakistan in the Muslim World in the field of science and technology.

Prof. S. Khurshid Hasanain, Adviser, COMSTECH, Dr. Mohammad Ali Mahesar, Consultant, COMSTECH and Mr. Syed Aftab Hussain Zaidi, Senior Director, HR & Admin COMSTECH were also present in the meeting.=DNA