Message From President
I greatly appreciate and sincerely thank all the Fellows of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences for supporting us in the elections of the Council for the 2015–2017 term. The confidence and trust posed in us is a challenge and demands all possible efforts to work for the Academy. I am personally a strong believer in the concept of team work and, thus, request all the Fellows of the Academy to get involved and give suggestions for the way the Academy should function in future.
We fully realize that all efforts should be made to efficiently implement the stated mandate of Academy. The Academy must serve as a viable think tank to provide the policy makers with scholarly documents suggesting science-driven solutions to critical problems.Read More
Prof. Dr. Qasim Mehdi Passes Away
The Pakistan Academy of Sciences announces with deep sorrow and grief the sad demise of Prof. Dr. Syed Qasim Mehdi, (Fellow PAS) chairman of the Center for Human Genetics at the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT), who breathed his last in on 28th September, 2016. Inna Lillahe wa Inna Alaihe Rajeoon May the departed soul rest ...read more
South-South Cooperation in the Framework of Sustainable Development Goals
At the turn of the millennium, the global community devised a strategy for development with clear and measurable targets in the form of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). In 2015 a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) replaced the ...read more
Pakistan Civil Awards conferred upon Fellows
On the occasion of Independence Day, President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan Mr. Mamnoon Hussain has conferred `Pakistan Civil Awards’ on 4 Fellows of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences for their outstanding contributions in their respective ...read more
A Joint Pakistan-U.S. Workshop on Strengthening and Sustaining a Network of ...
Human health is inextricably linked to animal health and production. This link between human and animal populations, and with the surrounding environment, is particularly close in developing regions where animals provide transportation, draught power, fuel ...read more
Regional Information Center for Science and Technology to open its Branch in ...
The Regional Information Center for Science and Technology (RICeST) was established in 1991 under an agreement between the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Ministry of Culture and Higher Education and The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS). ...read more
Chinese Academy of Sciences invites PAS to Co-organize Summit Forum on “The ...
A 6-member delegation of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) visited the PAS Headquarters in Islamabad on 31st May, 2016 to invite PAS for co-organizing the CAS spearheaded “National Science and Research Organizations Summit Forum on ...read more
Regional Workshop on ‘Biosafety & Biosecurity in Life sciences Research’ Closing Session
In the last day of “Regional Workshop on Biosafety and Biosecurity in Life Sciences Research (26 – 28 April, 2016)” jointly organized by Pakistan Academy of Sciences, ISESCO and COMSATS, speakers laid stress on status ...read more
Regional Workshop on ‘Biosafety & Biosecurity in Life sciences Research’ Inaugural Session
Pakistan Academy of Sciences is hosting the regional workshop on biosafety and biosecurity in life sciences research with the close collaboration of ISESCO and COMSATS. The key objectives of this workshop is to provide hands-on ...read more
AASSA Regional Workshop on Challenges in Water Security to Meet the Growing ...
Water Scarcity and Climate Change pose Serious Threat to Food Security Asian Nations must Work Together to Ensure Food Security: Engr. Baligh Ur Rahman,Minister of State for Federal Education The looming threat of water scarcity and adverse ...read more
Prof. Dr. Atta ur Rahman,to head UN committee on Science, Technology & ...
The United Nations has appointed Prof Dr Atta ur Rahman, as Chairman of the UN committee on Science, Technology and Innovation. Prof Rahman, former federal minister for science and technology and a past president of Pakistan Academy of Sciences will chair the first meeting of the committee in Bangkok on Monday. The UN Economic Social Commission for ...read more
Science Cooperation MoU signed between Latvia and Pakistan
A delegation from Latvian Academy of Sciences visited Pakistan Academy of Sciences to formalize arrangements for mutual cooperation and collaboration and for building broad-based, substantive and long-term relationship with Pakistan Academy of Sciences in a wide array of scientific and technological disciplines. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation between Science Academies of the two ...Read More
AASSA-PAS Regional Workshop — Inaugural Session
The looming threat of water scarcity and adverse impacts of climate change have complicated the serious challenge of ensuring food security for fast increasing populations of the Asian countries. This was stated by Engr. Baligh Ur Rahman, Minister of State for Federal Education& Professional Training while inaugurating 3-day International Workshop on “Challenges in Water Security ...Read More
PAS Inks Agreements of Scientific Cooperation with Turkish Counterpart
During the visit of Turkish Prime Minister to Pakistan in February 2015, the Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) has signed an Agreement for Scientific Cooperation as well as an Executive Protocol for Scientific Cooperation with its Turkish counterpart, i.e., the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA). These Agreements for mutual cooperation were signed on 17 February, ...Read More
Top Scientists Deplore the State of Science & Technology in the Country
Science is the foundation of economy. Inspired by historical recommendations of the 1965 Meeting of eminent scientists of that time in Swat, chaired by President Ayub Khan, the Pakistan Academy of Sciences convened a meeting of top scientists of the country on 9th July, 2015 at the Academy’s headquarter in Islamabad. The Meeting in Swat, ...Read More
Belarus Science Chief Offers Support for Drones, Space Technology, Nuclear Energy and Farm Machinery
On the invitation of the President of Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS), Dr. Anwar Nasim, the Chairman of Presidium of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB), Acad. Vladimir G. Gusakov, visited the Pakistan Academy of Sciences in Islamabad on 25 May 2015. The Belarus Chief offered support in high tech areas like drone technology, ...Read More