Two-week training course on ‘Disaster Resilient Structures’ to be held

ISLAMABAD, Apr 5 (APP):The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ministerial Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH) has planned to organize a two-week training course on “Disaster Resilient Structures” from April 22 to May 03. The training course will be hosted by the COMSTECH, the Russian Association of Earthquake Engineering and Protection from Natural… Continue reading Two-week training course on ‘Disaster Resilient Structures’ to be held

COMSTECH, LRBT successfully complete Cataract Eye Camp in Muzaffargarh

ISLAMABAD, Mar 11 (APP):The Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH), in partnership with the Layton Rahmatulla Benevolent Trust (LRBT) and the local community, has successfully completed a 12-day free Eye Camp in the remote area of District Muzaffargarh at Basti Merani, Mori Saharo, Tehsil Ali Pur. The objective was to provide essential eye care… Continue reading COMSTECH, LRBT successfully complete Cataract Eye Camp in Muzaffargarh

Speakers call for devising strategies to address obesity

ISLAMABAD, Mar 06 (APP): Speakers at a high profile National Policy Dialogue on Obesity held on Wednesday called for devising comprehensive strategies to address obesity. The dialogue was organized by the Ministry of National Health Services Regulations and Coordination, Health Services Academy, Embassy of Denmark, Novo Nordisk and OIC Ministerial Standing Committee on Science and… Continue reading Speakers call for devising strategies to address obesity

COMSTECH, Al-Shifa Trust team departs for Mogadishu to conduct free cataract eye surgeries

ISLAMABAD, Feb 29 (APP):Eight-member medical team of COMSTECH and Al-Shifa Trust has departed for Mogadishu, Somalia to conduct free cataract eye surgeries. The OIC Ministerial Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH) in collaboration with Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital, Rawalpindi announced a free cataract eye surgery camp in Mogadishu under the special instructions and… Continue reading COMSTECH, Al-Shifa Trust team departs for Mogadishu to conduct free cataract eye surgeries

COMSTECH, PEC ink MoU to upscale engineering capacity of OIC states

ISLAMABAD, Feb 25 (APP):OIC Ministerial Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH) and Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to upscale the engineering capacity of OIC states. The MoU was signed by the Coordinator-General COMSTECH Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary and Secretary/Registrar of the Council, Engr. Dr. Nasir M.… Continue reading COMSTECH, PEC ink MoU to upscale engineering capacity of OIC states

COMSTECH, UET sign MoU to promote science diplomacy

ISLAMABAD, Feb 24 (APP):COMSTECH and the University of Management and Technology (UMT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote science and education diplomacy among member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). Under the agreement, UMT will offer scholarships to scholars from OIC member states facilitated by COMSTECH, focusing on capacity building,… Continue reading COMSTECH, UET sign MoU to promote science diplomacy

COMSTECH, PEC ink MoU to upscale engineering capacity of OIC states

ISLAMABAD, Feb 21 (APP):OIC Ministerial Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH) and Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Wednesday at COMSTECH Secretariat to upscale engineering capacity of OIC states. The MoU was signed by the Coordinator General COMSTECH Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary and Secretary/Registrar of the Council, Engr.… Continue reading COMSTECH, PEC ink MoU to upscale engineering capacity of OIC states

Int’l workshop on Innovative Practices for Development of Agri-business inaugurated

ISLAMABAD, Feb 19 (APP):COMSTECH, ICESCO and Songhai Center, in Benin jointly organized a five-day international training workshop on innovative practices for the development of a sustainable agri-business for the future at Songhai Center in Porto-Novo the capital city of Benin. The inaugural session of the workshop, held on Monday, was addressed by the Minister of… Continue reading Int’l workshop on Innovative Practices for Development of Agri-business inaugurated

COMSTECH, LRBT to arrange free eye camp

ISLAMABAD, Feb 15 (APP):COMSTECH in collaboration with LRBT will arrange a free Cataract Eye Camp in Ali Pur, remote area in Muzaffargarh, Punjab on February 24. According to an official of COMSTECH, the Free Eye Camp embodies the vision of COMSTECH to prioritize healthcare accessibility and community welfare. This campaign funded by COMSTECH is poised… Continue reading COMSTECH, LRBT to arrange free eye camp

Pakistani expert installs research equipment at University in Mauritania

ISLAMABAD, Feb 12 (APP):In a remarkable achievement, Pakistani expert, Engr. Syed Muhammad Hussain Rizvi has installed research equipment at the Nawakchott University in Mauritania. Engr. Syed Muhammad Hussain Rizvi is visiting Mauritania under COMSTECH- Mauritania Science and Technology Cooperation Program. The installation of this equipment is a new initiative of the Agence Nationale de la… Continue reading Pakistani expert installs research equipment at University in Mauritania

Int’l workshop on ‘ethical research in clinical trials’ to start on Feb 7

ISLAMABAD, Feb 6 (APP):Two-day International workshop on ‘Ethical Research in Clinical Trials’ will be held under the auspices of COMSTECH and UEARS from February 7-9, to address the challenges of research integrity in clinical trials in low-middle-income countries and propose the best suitable guidelines to improve the quality of research in this domain. The workshop… Continue reading Int’l workshop on ‘ethical research in clinical trials’ to start on Feb 7

COMSTECH’s training course in Histopathology kicks off on Wednesday

ISLAMABAD, Jan 31 (APP):Five-day extensive training course in histopathology kicked off on Wednesday at Benadir University in Mogadishu under the auspices of COMSTECH and Benadir University in Mogadishu, Somalia. Coordinator General COMSTECH, Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary through his online delivered welcome remarks said, “I congratulate the rector of Benadir University for taking the lead… Continue reading COMSTECH’s training course in Histopathology kicks off on Wednesday

SESAME can transform entire scientific landscape of Middle East, OIC region: CG COMSTECH

ISLAMABAD, Jan 26 (APP):Coordinator General of COMSTECH, Prof Dr M Iqbal Choudhary, said on Friday that SESAME has the potential to transform the entire scientific landscape of the Middle East and OIC region for good. Inaugurating the OIC SESAME Users two-day meeting, Prof Choudhary said that the SESAME (Synchrotron Light for Experimental Science in the… Continue reading SESAME can transform entire scientific landscape of Middle East, OIC region: CG COMSTECH

CG COMSTECH emphasizes increase in pharmaceutical exports

ISLAMABAD, Jan 24 (APP):Coordinator General COMSTECH, Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary Wednesday emphasized increasing pharmaceutical exports of the country which are very low. Speaking at an International Seminar on Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in OIC Member States: Status and Future, he pointed out that Pakistan was producing very high-quality medicines but unfortunately, its exports were very low… Continue reading CG COMSTECH emphasizes increase in pharmaceutical exports

Sargodha Citrus Fest concludes

ISLAMABAD, Jan 24 (APP): The first-ever two-day `Sargodha Citrus Fest’ concluded at COMSTECH on Wednesday after attracting a large number of visitors through displaying around 45 varieties of citrus fruit and its products. The fest was jointly organized by the University of Sargodha and COMSTECH where the visitors enjoyed the products, especially citrus fruit-made cakes,… Continue reading Sargodha Citrus Fest concludes

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