Message from President
I would like to thank the Fellows of Pakistan Academy of Sciences for the confidence they have shown in me by electing me once again as President of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences. I would like to thank Dr.buy louis vuitton replica bags Ishfaq Ahmad from whom I have taken over as the President, and I will be seeking his help and guidance as well as those of other past Presidents and Fellows to help me in the task ahead.louis vuitton handbags 2013
A number of challenges need to be addressed. Firstly, the Academy must serve as a think tank to provide our policy makers with scholarly documents regarding the steps
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In these and other such efforts, I wil