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ED COMSATS Calls on Chinese Ambassador

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On 28th November 2022, Ambassador Dr. Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, Executive Director of COMSATS, paid a courtesy call on the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China, H.E. Mr. Nong Rong.

Felicitating Dr. Zakaria on assuming office of ED COMSATS, H.E. Mr. Rong stated that China attaches high importance to COMSATS. The Executive Director COMSATS thanked the Ambassador and gave a briefing on COMSATS’ undertakings that are tailored to benefit COMSATS’ Member States in various areas of Science, Technology and Innovation (ST&I). The Ambassador was also informed of COMSATS’ Centres of Excellence, and linkages at national and international level. He also appreciated active participation of the Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology (TIB) and the International Center for Climate and Environment Sciences (ICCES), (COMSATS’ Centres of Excellence in China) in COMSATS’ programmes and activities.

Dr. Zakaria also appreciated the progress made by China in various areas of science and technology and hoped that COMSATS’ Member States would greatly benefit from China.

The Honourable Ambassador thanked Dr. Zakaria for the briefing and assured him of China’s full support to COMSATS’ mandate. He wished Dr. Zakaria success for his tenure as ED COMSATS.