Jordan’s recently appointed representative investigates potential initiatives in collaboration with COMSTECH.

ISLAMABAD: H.E. Dr. Maen KHREASAT, Jordan’s recently appointed Ambassador to Pakistan, held an extensive meeting with Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary, Coordinator General of COMSTECH, at the COMSTECH headquarters.

During the discussion, Prof. Iqbal highlighted the ongoing joint efforts between COMSTECH and Jordan, revealing that COMSTECH has invested approximately $1.5 Million in various active projects with Jordan. Dr. Iqbal further informed the Ambassador about the presence of two COMSTECH-affiliated organizations in Jordan, namely the Islamic Academy of Sciences (IAS) and the Inter-Islamic Network on Water Resources Development and Management (INWRDAM).

The groundbreaking proposal put forward by the CG COMSTECH suggested establishing a collaborative Jordan-Pakistan Water Resource Management Laboratory under COMSTECH’s supervision at the Panjwani Hisaar Water Institute (NED University). Additionally, he proposed launching a program for young scientists exchange between COMSTECH and Jordan, fostering scientific collaboration and knowledge exchange.

Dr. Iqbal also apprised the Ambassadors about the availability of 500 free scholarships for Palestinian students provided by COMSTECH and the Association of Private Sector Universities of Pakistan (APSUP).

Ambassador KHREASAT conveyed Jordan’s commitment to maintaining collaboration with COMSTECH, highlighting Jordan’s position as a technology hub in the region. He envisioned joint programs with COMSTECH to explore innovative technological frontiers and enhance higher education initiatives. He commended COMSTECH’s initiative of offering 500 scholarships to Palestinian students and extended full support from Jordan.

The meeting concluded with both parties reaffirming their dedication to mutual benefit and exploring further opportunities for collaboration. The proposed collaborative Water Resource Management Center and the young scientists exchange program will serve as a testament to the strengthened relations between Jordan and Pakistan within the framework of COMSTECH.

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