ECOSF Signs MoU with Tashkent State Agrarian University in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on September 7th, 2017 to promote cooperation in Agricultural Research in the ECO region
ECO Science Foundation (ECOSF) has been making strides in promoting cooperation in the higher education and research sector amongst its 10 member states in the key areas of science, technology and innovation in the region. In continuity of its efforts, a MoU was signed on between the ECOSF and the Tashkent State Agrarian University, Tashkent Uzbekistan to set up the first "ECO Network of Agrarian Universities and Institutions" with secretariat hosted by the Agrar University. Purpose of the MoU is to promote Agricultural Research and capacity building in the 10 ECO member countries. The MoU was signed by President ECOSF Prof. Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro on behalf of the Foundation and the Vice Rector of the Agrarian University Professor Adilov, Maxsud Mirvasitovich on behalf of the University. During this event, Prof. Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro paid visit to the University as part of its efforts in promoting SETI cooperation in the ECO Region. After MoU signing, Prof. Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro was taken around various laboratories and facilities of the university that has 7 Faculties, 28 Departments, 500 faculty members and 10,000 students at its main and 3 sub-campuses.