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PU VC urges scientists to help society
PU VC urges scientists to help society

LAHORE: (Thursday, November 23, 2017): Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Moeen Nasir has urged the scientists to help our society and our people must get benefit from our inventions. He was addressing the first three-day international meeting of scientists titled Science and Society organized by Centre for High Energy Physics here on Thursday. CHEP Director Dr Bilal Masud, faculty members, scientists and students were present on the occasion.

The meeting is a unique idea in which scientists from the fields of both natural and behavioral sciences are participating. Addressing the ceremony, Dr Zafar Moeen Nasir said that PU was taking several scientific initiatives which would contribute to the development of urban and rural economy. He said that PU would take lead in socio-economic development of Pakistan. He said that the poor nation was spending huge money on us to make us scientists and now it was our responsibility to pay the poor people back through inventions which could boost their socio-economic conditions. He said that PU would organize science fair soon and youth and society would also be engaged in the fair. Addressing the ceremony, Dr Bilal said that this was a great opportunity for the scientists and students to interact with the scientists of other disciplines. He said that the meeting would be helpful in resolving national issues.