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7th International Workshop on ‘Internet Security: Enhancing Information Exchange Safeguards’ successfully held at KazNU, Almaty, Kazakhstan

The 7th International Workshop on ‘Internet Security: Enhancing Information Exchange Safeguards’ was held from 19th to 23rd December 2017, in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The event was jointly organized by Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS); Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO); and the Inter […]

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Communique: Meeting with Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, Under-Secretary General of United Nations and Executive Secretary of Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)

On the invitation of the Executive Director of the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) Dr. S. M. Junaid Zaidi, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Secretary of UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, visited COMSATS Secretariat […]

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Visit of COMSATS Delegation to China

A 4-member delegation from COMSATS visited People’s Republic of China from 16th-22nd December 2017. The purpose of the visit was to meet the senior officials of Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST); Ministry of Commerce; Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS); International Center for Climate and Environmental Sciences (ICCES); and […]

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COMSATS Strengthens Ties with Turkish Institutions

A four-member Turkish delegation comprising of the President of The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK), Turkey, His Excellency Prof. Dr. Ahmet Arif Ergin; President of TUBITAK Marmara Research Centre (MAM), Turkey Dr. Orkun Hasekioglu; Chief of Staff, TUBITAK, Dr. I. Soner Karaca; and Head of Bilateral and […]

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Experts from the North visit COMSATS Secretariat

Dr. John Kirkland formerly associated to the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), UK, is on a four-day visit to COMSATS Secretariat in Islamabad. Decorated with the Order of British Empire, Dr. Kirkland has an experience of over 30 years in higher education management both in the context of developing and […]

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Reception Held to Celebrate Accession of the Federal Republic of Somalia to COMSATS

COMSATS hosted a reception on 8th December 2017 in order to celebrate the accession of Federal Republic of Somalia to COMSATS. Representing Somalia, the Honourable Ambassador of Somalia to Pakistan, Ms. Khadija Almakhzoumi graced the reception with her presence. The revered foreign diplomats in Pakistan, esteemed representatives from the Ministries […]

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Upcoming Events

Apr
16
Tue
2019
The 22nd Meeting of COMSATS Coordinating Council, 16-17 April 2019, Tianjin, China
Apr 16 – Apr 17 all-day

The Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) is pleased to announce the convening of the 22nd meeting of its Coordinating Council scheduled to be held in Tianjin, China, on 16 – 17 April 2019. The meeting will be hosted by COMSATS’ Centre of Excellence, the Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology (TIB), Chinese Academy of Sciences, China. The meeting programme includes a visit to TIB’s laboratories on 18th April 2019.

The Coordinating Council meets every year, inter alia, to: review the activities of COMSATS’ Network; follow up on the decisions and recommendations made in the previous meeting; and outline the future course of action.

Invitations and Confirmation of Participation

The Executive Director COMSATS has extended invitations to all members of the Coordinating Council. The representatives of some international partner organizations have also been invited to participate in the meeting as Observers.

COMSATS Headquarters is closely coordinating with the host institution (TIB) to ensure timely arrangements.

Agenda and Working Paper

The provisional Agenda of the meeting has been prepared. The detailed Working Paper and associated documents of the meeting are under preparation and will be electronically distributed to the Council members and other invitees during first half of March 2019.

For further details, please contact:

COMSATS Secretariat, Pakistan TIB, China

Mr. Tajammul Hussain
Advisor (Programmes)
COMSATS Headquarters
Shahrah-e-Jamhuriat, G-5/2
Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: (+92-51) 9204892
Fax: (+92-51) 9216539
Email: tajammul@comsats.org

Mr. Farhan Ansari
Sr. Assistant Director (Programmes)
COMSATS Headquarters
Shahrah-e-Jamhuriat, G-5/2
Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: (+92-51) 9214515-7
Fax: (+92-51) 9216539
Email: farhan@comsats.org

Prof. Dr. Jibin Sun
Deputy Director-General
Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology (TIB), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Tianjin, China
32 West 7th Avenue, Tianjin Airport Economic Area, Tianjin 300308, China
Tel: 0086-22-84861949
Fax: 0086-22-84861943
Email: sun_jb@tib.cas.cn

Ms. Qianqian Chai
Officer of Foreign Affairs and Academic Exchange
Division of Science and Technology Development
Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology (TIB), Chinese Academy of Sciences(CAS)
32 West 7th Avenue, Tianjin Airport Economic Area, Tianjin 300308, China
Tel: +86-2284861925
E-mail: chai_qq@tib.cas.cn
http://english.tib.cas.cn

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