ISLAMABAD: Presidential award for five scientists

Five scientists have been given President’s Medal on Technology on the occasion of Independence Day.

Following scientists, engineers and technologists have been given gold medals, certificates and a cash reward of Rs100,000: Muhammad Akhtar, Principal Scientist, Pinstech, PAEC, Islamabad; Professor Dr. Khan Bahadur Marwat, Dean of NWFP Agriculture University, Peshawar; Professor Dr. Zafar Iqbal, Chairman Department of Veterinary Parasitology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad; Prof. Dr. Ahmad Mukhtar Khalid, Chairman Department of Chemistry, Government College University, Faisalabad; and Professor Dr. Akhtar Mohammad Kassi, Department of Geology University of Balochistan, Quetta.

The awards will be given by the Minister for Science and Technology on behalf of the president in a special investiture ceremony to be held in near future.

Source: The News, 21/8/2008

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