Govt investing in human resource development: Azam Sawati

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 16 (APP):Federal Minister for Science and Technology Azam Swati on Tuesday said the government was
investing in human resource development and its management as it was aware of its importance.
He was addressing as chief guest at the closing ceremony of two days International Conference on
“Emerging Challenges for Organizations in Developing Economies (ECODE)” organized by Bahria University (BU)Islamabad Campus.
The conference highlighted the issues related to innovation and new venture creation, organizational
diversity and managing a new form of organization and the financial crisis.
The minister said that it is heartening to know that the ECODE conference has attracted a good number of researchers from all around the globe and had high number of submissions.
He appreciated the BU efforts in organizing this international conference and highlighted important aspects concerning creative and innovative business ventures which needs an initial investment.
Earlier in his address, Rector of Bahria University, Vice Admiral (R) Muhammad Shafiq HI (M) expressed his gratitude to the chief guest for his presence in the ceremony.
He said that Bahria University thrives on the unrelenting passion to promote and sustain research culture
in Pakistan, nurturing scholars both academically and pragmatically.
Prominent distinguished speakers from USA, Turkey, Netherlands and Pakistan participated in the
conference.