The Senate Standing Committee on Science and Technology chaired by Senator Mushtaq Ahmed Khan has urged the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) to work on the development of Reko Diq project.
If you work on this project, it would give immense benefit to the whole country, the committee observed.
During the meeting the MoST was also asked to increase the pace of work on the development of Space Technology projects.
Deliberating over the Task Force of MoST regarding progress of on-going projects the committee was informed that the task force is currently working on six projects, Pak University of Engineering and Emerging Technologies (PUEET), Advanced Skills Development through International Scholarships, Indigenous Raw Material Assessment For Supply Chain of Li-ion Battery and Prototype Development in Pakistan, establishment of a Center For Artificial Intelligence in Health Sciences, establishment of Facilities for Industrial Production of Nanomaterials in Latif Ebrahim Jamal Nanotechnology Center, and establishment of Center for Advanced Technologies in Biomedical Materials.
The meeting was attended by Senator Nuzhat Sadiq, and senior officers from the Ministry of Science and Technology, NUST, NIE, PEC, PSF and people from other concerned departments.