ECOSF Delegation Holds a Follow up Meeting with MSRT of Iran
President ECO Science Foundation (ECOSF) Prof. Manzoor Hussain Soomro along with Executive Director-Elect Prof. Syed Komail Tayebi held a follow-up meeting with the Focal Person for ECOSF in the Ministry of Science, Research & Technology (MSRT) of Iran, Dr. Attaaullah Koohian Director of the Center of International Scientific Cooperation and Mr. Ali Gannadi in Tehran on February 5, 2018.
Purpose of the meeting was to review the progress and updates on various budgetary matters, particularly budgetary contribution and transfer of funds from Government of I.R. Iran to ECOSF in Pakistan and the proposed scholarship grants to ECOSF by the MSRT as well as the holding of next meeting of ECOSF Board of Trustees (BoT) scheduled to take place in Iran in April-May 2018. Prof. Soomro appreciated the efforts taken by the MSRT and the Government of Iran for their support to ECOSF in various matters. MSRT officials discussed different options of funds transfer to ECOSF account in Pakistan. They then assured to do something so as to solve the problem in funds transfer. Prof. Soomro assured his full support in scaling up the cooperation between Iran with other ECO member countries in the areas of Science, Technology and Innovation and Science education by building the capacity of teacher trainers and school teachers.