COMSATS signs agreements during PM visit to Sri Lanka

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Staff Reporter

Three Centres of Excellence of the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South, a Pakistan-based intergovernmental organization of 27 developing countries, signed general agreements for collaboration in various fields of science and technology in the presence of Prime Ministers of Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Colombo.

The agreements were signed by the Industrial Technology Institute, Sri Lanka, with the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, Pakistan, and the COMSATS University Islamabad, Pakistan.

ITI was represented by its Director General, Dr. Radhika Samarasekera, while ICCBS and CUI were represented by the Pakistani High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Maj. Gen. (R) Muhammad Saad Khattak.

Briefing media the Executive Director COMS-ATS, Dr. S. M. Junaid Zaidi, confirmed that the signing of the afore-mentioned MoU/IoC would facilitate COMSATS’ Network of International S&T Centers of Excellence in achieving its mission of promoting South-South and Triangular cooperation.

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