ISLAMABAD:December 22: Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Pakistan and Centre Sciences – CCSTI, France signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for promotion of science at a ceremony at PSF on Wednesday. Federal Minister for Science and Technology Mir Changez Khan Jamali was the chief guest at the MoU signing ceremony. French Ambassador Philippe Thiebaud and Secretary Ministry of Science and Technology Ikhlaq Ahmad Tarar were also present on this occasion. PSF Chairman Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro and CCSTI-France Deputy Director Guy Antoine Dufourd signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations, said a press release. Addressing on the occasion, Jamali said promotion of science and technology was need of the hour for socio-economic development of the country. He hoped that the MoU would help launch collaborative programmes to arouse students and youths’ interest in science and awareness on science and technology.Daily Times.