Pakistan - Belarus joint centre for Science and Technology established
Vice Chairman - JCST and Head of the Department of Science & Innovation Activities, Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus, Viktor Volosalikov led the Belarusian delegation. Chairman PCSIR Dr. Shahzad Alam, presided over the meeting as Co-chair from Pakistan side.
The Joint Commission discussed and adopted the statutes for the establishment of the Belarus-Pakistan Joint Centre for Science & Technology Cooperation.
It is pertinent to highlight that the said centre is going to be established at PCSIR Head Office here which will be formally operational in October, 2016.
During the forthcoming visit of the Belarusian President, opening ceremony of the centre is being planned.
Discussions were also held regarding cooperation between Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC) and its Belarusian counterpart in the field of Accreditation.
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In the meanwhile, an action plan for implementation of MoU signed earlier between Pakistan Standards & Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) and Belarus State Committee for Standardization (SCS) was also discussed.