Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission delegation calls on President Mamnoon Hussain

Islamabad, October 18, 2016 (PPI-OT):President Mamnoon Hussain has said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor will pave way for economic development of not only Pakistan but the whole region adding that immense employment opportunities and other avenues for economic progress will be created.

The President said this while talking to a delegation of Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) which headed by its Chairman Maj. Gen. Qaiser Anees Khurram called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on Tuesday. On the occasion, Chairman SUPARCO briefed the President about the ongoing satellite development projects and his organization’s role and contribution in completion of CPEC projects.

The President expressed satisfaction that all related institutions were contributing in completion of all projects under CPEC adding that the role of SUPARCO in this regard is of great significance. The President appreciated the growing role of SUPARCO in the country’s economic progress and development noting that it needs to brief government departments about its capabilities for optimum utilization of its expertise in agriculture, water resources, healthcare, education, disaster management and environment monitoring.

President Mamnoon Hussain remarked that SUPARCO needs to promote awareness amongst public of the usefulness of space technology. The President appreciated the space technology based support SUPARCO is providing to CPEC in major areas.

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