Peshawar—World Space Week 2016 began here at University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar with a simple but graceful ceremony, which will continue till October 21, 2016. The Theme of this year World Space Week is “Remote Sensing Enabling Our Future”. UET Peshawar is holding Space Week in collaboration with SUPARCO for last seven years. During the opening Ceremony, Vice Chancellor University of Swabi Prof. Dr. Noor Jehan was the chief guest while Dean, Faculty of Engineering UET Peshawar, Prof. Dr. Noor Muhammad was also present on the occasion. In his welcome address Prof. Dr. Noor Muhammad emphasized on holding such events and termed it a healthy activity for the youth.
He highlighted the importance of gaining unexplored knowledge of space and to develop an understanding to use the space technology for academic purpose. He hoped that this youth would find all unexplored resources of Pakistan and the world. He urged the students to work on developing technology themselves instead of taking it from the other countries.