Dr. Syed Javaid Khurshid, Distinguished Visiting Fellow CISS, delivered the keynote address at 8th International Conference on Physics and Emerging Sciences on 2nd July, 2019 at Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad. He spoke on Development of Science Institution in Pakistan.
In his address Dr. Khurshid gave a brief history of Science and Technology in Pakistan and steps taken to develop different science institutes in the country. Road map for which was given in 1960 S&T policy document of the country. He mentioned that even after taken such a good start Pakistan somehow failed to pursue the goal of scientific research with the same focus and dedication. He said that pursuit of Emerging Sciences in a serious manner would help Pakistan become a developed and a prosperous nation.