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International Sci-Tech conference planned for October
« on: July 17, 2019, 10:54:03 AM »
International Sci-Tech conference planned for October
Islamabad:July 17: Federal Minister of Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has announced the holding of an international Sci-Tech Conference in Islamabad on October 17 saying Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, Tesla owner Elon Musk, principal founder of Microsoft Corporation Bill Gates and Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg will be invited to the conference, the first of its kind in the country.

The minister told a presser here that invitations would be sent to the brains behind the world’s top tech companies for the forthcoming conference titled ‘Think Future’. He said the moot slated to take place on the birth anniversary of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, a leading Muslim educationist, writer and reformer from 19th century British India, would help attract the world’s attention towards Pakistan in the field of science and technology.

The minister said the conference would also help Pakistani youths to showcase their talents and innovations. Meanwhile, the minister, in a tweet, announced the start of a programme to provide funds for the technology-related projects.

While inviting ideas from the tech geeks of Pakistan, he said the government would provide 70-100 per cent loan for execution of the selected tech-based business ideas. “If you have any tech-based business Idea and you want sponsorship, we will give you 70 to 100 percent loan for execution of your idea, get yourself registered for evaluation of your Ideas in July, get ready #PakistanScienceFair2019,” he said.The news.
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