Lahore:January 23: Economic Cooperation Organisation Science Foundation (ECOSF) President Prof Dr Manzoor Hussian Soomro visited Government College University (GCU) on Friday. According to a press release, ECOSF President visited the varsity on the invitation of the Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialisation (GCU-ORIC) and also addressed the university faculty members on the topic of Science and Technology Based Economic Development and Cooperation in the region. GCU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah, ORIC Director Prof (Emeritus) Dr Ikram-ul-Haq, Quality Enhancement Cell Director Iram Sohail, academic heads and a large number of faculty members attended the lecture by the eminent scientist who had also previously served the Science Foundation as chief scientific officer of Pakistan.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof Soomro briefed the university faculty members about the overall goal of the ECOSF saying youths were the future of the world, thus promoting youths' engagement in science, technology and education for economic development and peace within the ECOSF region and beyond remained the priority of the ECOSF. He also shared with the audience the process of the ECOSF funding for the science projects.
Later, the ECOSF president held meetings with the vice-chancellor, director ORIC and physics department chairperson and discussed matters of mutual interest.The news.