Islamabad, April 25, 2019 (PPI-OT): Chaudhry Fawad Hussain meets with the Ukrainian Ambassador to Pakistan Volodymyr Lakomov here today in Islamabad. The Federal Minister apprised the Ambassador about the working and the achievements of the Ministry of Science and Technology. While commenting on the modernisation and efficiency of the Pakistan’s laboratories, Mr. Fawad Hussain offered assistance and cooperation in testing service to Ukraine. He also referred to Sri Lanka’s request for forensic assistance from Pakistan in the probe of the recent suicide attacks in Sri Lanka on the occasion of Easter that killed more than 250 people.
Chaudhry Fawad Hussain apprised the Ambassador about his desire for adoption of schools by the technologically advanced countries to convert those schools into the state-of-the-art institutions. He sought Ukraine’s cooperation in this regard. Moreover, Mr. Hussain expressed his intention of organising an international dialogue on Science and Technology for Third World and asked the Ambassador to nominate Ukrainian scientists and experts for participation in the dialogue. The Federal Minister also sought the Ambassador’s cooperation in bringing skiing companies in Pakistan and in holding skiing events in the country as it is blessed with ample skiing sites in the Northern region.
He also hailed Ukraine’s commendable role in sports and its achievements in Olympics. Mr. Lakomov, the Ukraine’s Ambassador to Pakistan, informed the Federal Minister about working with The National University of Science and Technology (NUST) on promotion and development of technical education in Pakistan. The Ambassador pledged unequivocal support for Pakistan on behalf of the Government of Ukraine for consolidating and developing technical education in Pakistan on modern lines.
Mr. Lakomov said that his Government had appointed Ms. Orlano, a Ukrainian activist, to enhance cooperation between both the Governments in different sectors. In addition, both agreed to boost cooperation in defence as well as humanitarian sectors also. Interestingly, the Ambassador expressed his desire to introduce Urdu language at the Ukrainian Universities. In response to his liking for Urdu language, Mr. Hussain extended his full support for this cause.
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