Science and Technology:
SAARC Ministers meet today
The Second Meeting of Science and Technology Ministers of SAARC
countries will begin today at Hilton Hotel, Colombo.
The working session of high level officials took place yesterday.
They finalized the agenda for today’s meeting.
Afghanistan Higher Education Minister Dr. Azam Dadfar, Ministry’s
Advisor Dr. Abdul Qadir Amiryar, Bangladesh Science and Technology State
Minister Yeafesh Osman, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Science
Information and Communication Technology Neazuddin Miah, Nepal Science
and Technology State Minister Indra Prasad Dhungel, Ministry’s Secretary
Dr. Ram Hari Aryal, and Federal Minister for Science and Technology of
Pakistan Muhammed Azam Khan Swati will attend today’s meeting.
India’s Information technology Department Secretary Dr. T. Ramasami
will lead the six member delegation from India. The other members
include International Division Head Dr. A. K. Seed, Additional Secretary
Rakesh Singh, Scientist Dr. K. K. Dwiredi and an External Affairs
The Maldives will be represented by Civil Aviation and Communication
Ministry Permanent Secretary Mohamed Latheef. SAARC Secretariat
Secretary General Shed Kant Sharma Director Ghulam Dastgir and Syed
Haidser Ali Jafri would also participate.