Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS)

Meeting with Ambassador of Russia to Pakistan

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A delegation of COMSATS led by the Executive Director, Dr. S. M. Junaid Zaidi, paid a courtesy call on the newly appointed Ambassador of Russian Federation to Pakistan, H.E. Mr. Danila Ganich, on 12th July 2019, at his office in the Embassy of Russia in Islamabad.

During the meeting, discussions were held to build and enhance cooperation between COMSATS and Russia in various domains particularly academics. Dr. Zaidi expressed desire to enhance reciprocal exchange of faculty and students between the two sides and to foster cooperation in S&T. To this end, H.E. Mr. Danila Ganich recommended participating in Pak-Russia Intergovernmental Commission (IGC) on trade, economic, scientific and technical cooperation scheduled to be held in December 2019 in Islamabad. Further, the proposal of initiating bilateral sports activities was duly recognized by the Ambassador.

The invitation to visit COMSATS Secretariat, extended by Dr. Zaidi, was graciously received by H.E. Mr. Danila Ganich who also assured of his Embassy’s support to facilitate cooperation between two sides.