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The 20th Meeting of COMSATS Coordinating Council, 14-15 May 2017, Cairo, Egypt
The 20th Meeting of COMSATS Coordinating Council, 15-16 May 2017, Cairo, Egypt
 
 
The Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) is pleased to announce the convening of the 20th meeting of its Coordinating Council scheduled to be held in Cairo, Egypt, on 14-15 May 2017. The meeting will be hosted by COMSATS’ Centre of Excellence, the National Research Centre (NRC), Egypt. 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.
 
[ Provisional Agenda of the Meeting ]

Invitations and Confirmation of Participation

The Executive Director COMSATS has extended invitations to all members of the Coordinating Council. Selected members of COMSATS’ Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) as well as representatives of some international partner organizations have also been invited to participate in the meeting as Observers. Moreover, the representative of the Mohamed V University, Morocco, has been invited to participate in the meeting in order to make presentation on the activities and scientific profile of the University, for the Council’s consideration of its request for induction in COMSATS’ Network of International S&T Centres of Excellence.

Apart from the host Centre of the meeting, confirmation of participation has, so far, been received from the following 16 Centres of Excellence: BCSIR-Bangladesh, ICCES-China, CIF-Colombia, CSIR-Ghana, IROST-Iran, ICENS-Jamaica, KazNU-Kazakhstan, NMC-Nigeria, ICCBS-Pakistan, CIIT-Pakistan, ITI-Sri Lanka, IRCC-Sudan, HIAST-Syria, TIRDO-Tanzania, CERTE-Tunisia, and TUBITAK MAM-Turkey, as well as the Honourary Lifetime Member of Coordinating Council, Prof. M. H. A. Hassan, Executive Director TWAS. Moreover, the Mohamed V University, Morocco, has nominated its representative for the meeting. The representatives of UNESCO and SESRIC as well as a member of COMSATS’ Technical Advisory Committee belonging to Egypt will also participate in the meeting as Observers.

NRC-Egypt will soon extend invitations to the confirmed participants of the meeting for visa formalities. COMSATS Headquarters is closely coordinating with the local organizing committee of the event to ensure timely arrangements.

Agenda, Programme and Working Paper

The Working Paper of the meeting, including the annotated Agenda and Programme, is under preparation and will be electronically distributed to the Council members and other invitees during April 2017.

For further details, please contact:

 

COMSATS Headquarters   NRC, Egypt
     
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. Hosam El-Sayed
Assistant Vice President for Research
Professor of Textile Chemistry and
Technology
National Research Centre
33, Tahrir St., 12311-Dokki,
Cairo, Egypt.
Fax: (+20-2) 33370931/33322424
Email: hosam@trdegypt.org;
hosam2@yahoo.com

 
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