Pakistan Science Foundation Visit

The Pakistan Nuclear Society (PNS) delegation comprising of President PNS, Dr. Imtinan Elahi Qureshi, Dr. Muhammad Tahir Khaleeq (Vice President), Dr. Niaz Ahmed (Executive Member), and Mr. Waqar Ahmad Butt (Executive Member) accompanied by PNS life member Dr. Yousaf Zafar, former chairman PARC, met newly appointed Chairman of Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF), Dr. Shahid Mehmmod Baig. The delegation congratulated Dr. Shahid Mehmmod Baig and apprised him of the on-going and future academic programs of PNS. In view of the commonality of the interests of two organizations in terms of the promotion of science and technology research, the Chairman was assured that PNS experts will extend full support to PSF.   Dr. Shahid Mehmmod Baig reciprocated the good wishes and informed that PSF has substantially enhanced its budget to support learned scientific societies, holding scientific seminars, travel grants to foreign speakers, and publication of books and proceedings.

The head of the PNS delegation Dr. Imtinan Qureshi briefed the PSF chairman about new initiatives. It was agreed that PNS will act as a scientific resource center for academic support to PSF. Following offers were extended to PSF;

  1) Participation in technical committees of PSF for project evaluation

  2) Advisory role in the Science museum project

  3) Volunteering in a science popularization program

 4) Collaborative research projects through S&T organization or    universities by PNS members

PNS and PSF teams concluded that both societies will conduct joint academic activities falling under the common objective of two organizations.