Foreign Secretary launches Science Diplomacy webpage as part of efforts to increase its contribution to the global science diplomacy landscape.
The launch of web page also aims to create synergies for international scientific cooperation.
Foreign Secretary launches Science Diplomacy webpage
Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Science Diplomacy webpage will provide a one-stop resource to the Science, Technology, Innovation (STI) landscape of the country.
It will also showcase science and technology products and services portfolio from relevant institutions.
Moreover, the webpage also includes a dedicated portal for registering overseas Pakistani Science, Technology and Innovation professionals.
The portal will also facilitate a mapping and foresight exercise to identify Pakistan’s international knowledge community while acknowledging their scientific and technological achievements.
During the launch, the Science Diplomacy Division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs also unveiled its new action plan.
That focuses on SDGs related thematic areas, science diplomacy platforms and institutions, and country-specific collaborations to provide direction to achieving its goals.
On the other hand, Secretary General of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Vladimir Norov held a meeting with Pakistan Ambassador to China Moin-ul-Haque in Beijing.
They exchanged views on current international issues and strengthening of multifaceted cooperation within the SCO.
Vladimir Norov noted the contribution that Pakistan, as a member state.
He said Pakistan is contributing to strengthen the organization as well as cooperation in the political, economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres.