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56th Convocation of CIIT held at its Sahiwal Campus

The 56th Convocation of the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) was held on October 4, 2013, at its Sahiwal Campus awarding degrees to 160 students from Sahiwal and Vehari campuses. The Secretary Education, Government of Punjab, Mr. Khawaja Farhan Aziz, graced the occasion as the chief guest. Mr. Aziz was […]

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Visit of the Minister for Higher Education & Scientific Research, Republic of the Sudan, to COMSATS Secretariat, Islamabad

The Minister for Higher Education & Scientific Research, Republic of the Sudan, H.E. Prof. Khamis Kajo Kunda, along with the Sudanese Ambassador to Pakistan, H.E. Mr. El Shafie Mohamed Ahmed, visited COMSATS Secretariat on September 25, 2013. Welcoming the Sudanese Minister, Dr. Qureshi expressed his desire to elevate COMSATS’ cooperative […]

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CIIT Co-organizes Vice Chancellors’ Forum 2013

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Pakistan, hosted the Vice Chancellors’ Forum 2013, in Islamabad, from 23 to 24 September 2013. The event, second of the series, was held in collaboration with the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO); Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan; Ministry of Science and […]

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CIIT Holds its 52nd Convocation

The President of Pakistan, H.E. Mr. Mamnoon Hussain, awarded degrees and medals to the graduating students of the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), during its 52nd Convocation held on September 20, 2013, in Islamabad. Standing at No. 3 among 132 higher education institutions in terms of research productivity according […]

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Orientation of Nigerian Scholarship Awardees Held at CIIT

A batch of eight students from Nigeria has joined COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) in order to pursue their MS degrees in Mathematics, Computer Engineering and Computer Sciences. The scholarships were awarded under CIIT’s offer of a hundred scholarships to students from COMSATS’ Member States, pledged during COMSATS Coordinating […]

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COMSATS 7th National Workshop on “Repair and Maintenance of Scientific Engineering Equipment in Universities, Research Institutions and Small Scale Industries”, held in Ghana

The 7th COMSATS workshop on ‘Repair and Maintenance of Scientific Engineering Equipment in Universities, Research Institutions and Small Scale Industries’ was held from August 26-30, 2013, in Ghana. The five-day event was hosted by COMSATS’ Centre of Excellence in Ghana, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), at one of […]

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COMSATS-ISESCO National Workshop concluded in Khartoum, Sudan

The five-day COMSATS-ISESCO national workshop on “Repair and Maintenance of Scientific Engineering Equipment in Universities, Research Institutions and Small Scale Industries” concluded in Sudan, on August 22, 2013. The workshop was inaugurated by Prof. Ahmed El Tayeb, Chairman Board of Directors of Industrial Research and Consultancy Centre, in Khartoum, on […]

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COMSATS-ISESCO Workshop on Repair and Maintenance of Scientific, Engineering Equipment Inaugurated in Khartoum

The five-day national workshop on “Repair and Maintenance of Scientific, Engineering Equipment in Universities, Research Institutions and Small Scale Industries” has commenced on August 18, 2013, in the capital city of Sudan. The workshop is being organized by Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) […]

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COMSATS-ICCES International Training Workshop on Extreme Weather and Climate Events successfully held in Beijing, China

The ten-day International Training Workshop on ‘Extreme Weather and Climate Events: Detection, Monitoring, Prediction and Risk Management for Developing Countries’ was successfully held on 14th to 23rd July 2013, in Beijing, China. The workshop was organized by COMSATS’ Centre of Excellence in China, the International Center for Climate and Environment Sciences […]

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The Fourth General Meeting of COMSATS, Accra, Ghana
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COMSATS General Meeting is the apex forum that brings together the Heads of Member States (currently 27) for highest level policy guidelines and general direction for the organization’s programmes in pursuit of its mission. The first General Meeting of the Commission was held in 1994 that led to the establishment of COMSATS itself. Since then, two more meetings have been held in Islamabad (16-17 April 2012), and Accra (27-28 October 2015), respectively. The fourth General Meeting of the Commission convened by Hon. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo, President of Ghana, is scheduled to be held on 29th October 2019, in Accra, Ghana.

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Accra Forum on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development, Accra, Ghana
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The Accra Forum on S&T for Sustainable Development being organized under the patronage of COMSATS’ national focal point in Ghana, the Ghanaian Ministry for Education, Science, Technology, and Innovation will create awareness, share information on available mechanisms and tools for SDGs implementation, apart from recommending approaches to accelerate progress towards 2030 Global Agenda. During the Forum, Heads of State/Government and Ministerial-level officials; representatives from United Nation agencies and other international organizations; members of the diplomatic community; stakeholders from private sector, research organization; academia and media, through dialogues, debates and group meetings will deliberate upon the ways and means for effective translation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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5th COMSATS-ISESCO-INIT International Conference on Agriculture, Biotechnology and Food Security: Role of ICTs, Monastir, Tunisia
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