PAEC chief emphasis international cooperation in all spheres of science and technology

ISLAMABAD: Chairman of the Pakis­tan Atomic Energy Comm­ission (PAEC) Dr Raja Ali Raza has emphasised the need for maximising international cooperation in all spheres of science and technology, saying building bridges to the world’s scientific community will help transform the country into a developed society.

Speaking at the annual ‘International Nathiagali Summer College on Physics and Contemporary Needs’, which started on Monday, the PAEC chairman said the increasing level of interaction with foreign research and development institutions will lead to acceleration in the process of transforming Pakistan into a dynamic hub for science and technology.

In this regard, he mentioned the ongoing cooperation with the European Organisa­tion for Nuclear Research (CERN), Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (AS-ICTP), the International Ato­mic Energy Agency (IAEA), Institute of High Energy Physics (IHEP), and the Sync­h­rotron-Light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME).