President ECO Science Foundation visits Ministry of Education and Science (MES) in Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan

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While in Astana for ISTC-EU(P2P) regional seminar, President ECO Science Foundation Prof Dr. Manzoor Hussain Soomro visited Ministry of Education and Science (MES), Republicof Kazakhstan  and met deputy Chairman Science Committee Mr. Yerkin Sadykov on 25 May 2018. The purpose of the meeting was to apprise the deputy chair on the past cooperation between the MES and ECOSF with the emphasis on ratification of ECOSF charter and its additional protocols as well as Inquiry based Science Education (IBSE), which was originally launched in Astana in 2015 under the auspices of the Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan.

Prof.  Soomro apprised the deputy Chair Mr. Sadykov about the ongoing joint projects by ECO Science Foundation and Islamic Development Bank  implemented at the Kazakh National University named after Alfarabi (KAZNU) in Almaty. Prof. Soomro presented Annual Report – 2017 of ECOSF to Mr. Sadykov.

Mr. Sadykov along with head of their Science Division Mr. Rashideen warmly welcomed Dr. Soomro and appreciated the Foundation for promoting Science, Technology and Innovation  in the region including Kazakhstan and assured of overall cooperation in particular process of the ratification of ECOSF charter. In this respect, he said that all the communication with ECOSF on behalf of Ministry of Education and Science will be made by Mr. Rashideen.

The meeting ended with vote of thanks.

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