Commission on Science & Technology for Sustainable Development in the south highlights need for energy efficiency and cleaner production practices
ISLAMABAD, (Parliament Times): COMSATS Secretariat Islamabad, scheduled today an international webinar that had the overarching theme of Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) – Affordable and Clean Energy. A key concern in this regard is also the management of agriculture waste through conversion to biochemical fuels.
The event was held in collaboration with the Environment and Cleaner Production Institute (ECPI) of the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), Turkey which is COMSATS Centre of Excellence in Turkey and a high-profile government body on S&T. Scientists from different regions of the world took part in the discussion which included from Asia, Africa and Middle East that included: Prof. Zhiguang Zhu, Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology (TIB), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China; Ms. Jehan Haddad, Royal Scientific Society (RSS), Jordan; Dr. Farrukh Raza Amin, Centre for Climate Research and Development (CCRD), COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI), Pakistan; Dr. Lugano Wilson, Tanzania Industrial Research & Development Organization (TIRDO), Tanzania; and Dr. Emrah SIK, TUBITAK, Turkey. The Press Release is attached along with a photograph taken on the occasion along with a caption with the request for its coverage in the media.