December 2, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Islamabad: Engr. Syed Imtiaz Hussain Gilani, Chairperson Higher Education Commission of Pakistan called on Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Mr. Zahid Hamid here Friday.

Areas of mutual interest, particularly in the field of Science and Technology at the universities level come under discussion.

The Minister said that the government was committed for the welfare of youth and to continue supporting talented young generation at university level education.

He reiterated that the present government was cognizant of the scientific and technological developments in the world, and was committed to bring about the contemporary trends and techniques in the country for professional practices.

He further said that government has adopted the policy for providing appropriate environment for research and development sector, and for encouragement of young professionals as the means towards specialized fields.

The Chairperson HEC thanked the Minister for the assistance and support by the Ministry of Science and Technology.