Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Centre, (PASTIC), Islamabad and Higher Education Commission (HEC) is supporting and promoting research culture through their various activities and services for the benefit of research community in Pakistan. Finally both organizations signed a memorandum of understanding for eliminating duplication of efforts by developing cooperation and collaboration through outreach, policy engagement initiatives, and effective information sharing at PSF, Islamabad on May 19, 2021
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Akram Shaikh, Director General PASTIC and Dr. Shaista Sohail, Executive Director, HEC signed the MoU in an online ceremony held at PSF. Senior officials of PASTIC, PSF, PMNH and HEC attended this ceremony.
Chairman, Pakistan Science Foundation, Prof Dr. Shahid Mahmood Baig appreciated this initiative of mutual cooperation for the interest of the nation. While addressing Director General, PASTIC Prof. Dr. Muhammad Akram Shaikh said that both the organization will share their resources and information to eliminate duplication of effort for the benefit of scientific community. Dr. Zain-ul-Abdin, Director General (R&I Wing) Higher Education Commission ensured the cooperation for complementing each other efforts in our areas of expertise. Dr. Shaista Sohail, Executive Director, HEC said that it is very important to utilize our national resources in effective and intelligent way through such type of inter organizational cooperation. She hoped that this mutual collaboration will bring fruitful results in near future.