Scientific ties between Iran, Pakistan getting stronger

"One of the most important issues raised in the countries inside the region is the water scarcity problems; so, the Government of Pakistan is keen on the development of cooperation with Iran in this regard,"  Chaudhry Fawad Hussain ,Pakistan's Ministry of Science and Technology, said at a meeting with Isfahan's governor on Tuesday.

Iran (IMNA) - Expressing his hope for boosting bilateral ties between the two countries, he added, "I visited the Isfahan Mathematics House and I hope we can get more involved in the exchange of students in the fields of mathematics and art."

"Creating jobs and entrepreneurship are important subjects, and we are interested in cooperating with Iran and Isfahan in the carpet industry," said Pakistan's Ministry of Science and Technology while pointing to the importance of job creation on the sidelines of the 4th meeting of Board of Trustees members of the Economic Cooperation Organization's Science Foundation (ECOSF).

"The role of the ECO scientific foundation in the scientific development and economic growth of countries is important, and the presence of countries such as Iran can be very effective in strengthening the role," said Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, emphasizing the brilliant role of science and technology in changing the situation in Pakistan.

Referring to the need for financial supports of the ECO Foundation, he said, "One of the critical issues among the countries inside the region is solving the water problems; The Government of Pakistan is interested in cooperating with in Iran in this regard."

ECOSF aims to promote scientific and technology research with an end goal to raise socio-economic standing of ten member states (Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan).

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