Rs 35m project on cancer research discussed

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A delegation headed by Prof. Yaseen Iqbal, Director, Institute of Physics & Electronics, University of Peshawar held a meeting with the Director, Directorate of Science & Technology, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dr. Javed Abbas.

The meeting was attended by Engr. Wajid Ali Shah, Dr. Shahid Ali and Dr. Muhammad Ajmal of Institute of Physics & Electronics and Dy. Directors S&T, Abid Suhail and Ms. Shaista.

The developments in the field of Physical Sciences were discussed in details and the delegations agreed upon continuous collaboration and joint efforts for development of S&T in the province.

Long term developmental and Laboratory Up-gradation projects were discussed in detail. The joint preparation of a Rs. 35.00 million project on cancer and related activities was also agreed.

At the end of the ceremony, the Director, S&T presented the award letter amounting to Rs. 2.495 million for the project on up-gradation and related research on Gold, Silver and other base metals to Prof. Yaseen Iqbal. This project will extend facilities installed in the Mineral Up-gradation Pilot already functional at the University of Peshawar.

Source: The Frontier Post