IsDB and ECOSF held a virtual meeting to discuss potential collaboration to promote STI in the region

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On May 24, 2021, President ECOSF Prof. Dr. Manzoor Hussain Soomro held a virtual meeting with Mr. Sameh Hussein, Head of the Regional Coordination and Integration Department at Islamic Development Bank to strengthen ongoing collaboration to promote Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) through South-South and Triangular Cooperation in the region.

Prof. Soomro appreciated Mr. Hussein for their tremendous work to deliver vital programs and activities with a wider and meaningful impact in the region during these tough times through this pandemic. President ECOSF also congratulated the IsDB on their recent publication; “Policy Paper on National Strategies for South-South and Triangular Cooperation”. A number of initiatives were discussed for promotion of STI undertaken by the Foundation in partnership with Chinese STI institutes to deliver meaningful impact in the region. 

Mr. Sameh Hussein greatly appreciated the Foundation for continuing to expand their activities in diverse and critical areas of STI. Both parties agreed to continue leveraging global connections and regional partnerships to promote STI through South-South Cooperation in the region.

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