Ministry of Science

Ministry of Science

*Pakistan can benefit a lot from the expertise of the leading Pakistani origin experts from Silicon Valley, Shibli*

Islamabad: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Shibli Faraz has said that Pakistan can benefit a lot from the expertise of the leading Pakistani origin experts from Silicon Valley and other parts of the world towards the development of Science and Technology in the country. He emphasized that close contact and cooperation with Pakistani Diaspora is of paramount importance as they can play a huge role in the socio-economic development of the country. He made these remarks during an online meeting with the Pakistani origin Experts from leading companies of the Silicon Valley. This meeting was held as a part of ongoing exercise by the Ministry of Science and Technology to establish linkages with the Pakistani diaspora.

The major focus of discussion was on the issues of the development in the field of Science and Technology. Federal Minister said that such linkages will contribute a lot towards tapping the true potential of Pakistani Diaspora. He highlighted  that despite of having degrees Pakistani youth is lacking in proper training and skills which can help them in getting well paid jobs both locally and internationally. He stressed the need for equipping the youth with these necessary skills. It was decided in the meeting to especially focus on the areas like Human Resource Development in S & T, precision agriculture and aquaculture, chip designing, cybersecurity and batteries.