ISLAMABAD, Oct 21 (APP): Advisor COMSTECH and President Pakistan Academy of Science Dr Qasim Jan here on Monday said that today we are living in the age of Science and Technology and we need to promote research and scientific culture in the country to meet the global challenges.

While talking to APP he was of the view that prosperity of the developed nations has changed from resource base to knowledge base and now Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) have become critically important for socio- economic development of society in a rapidly changing global scenario.

He added that we have a lot of potential but increase the budgetary allocations for higher education and scientific research are needed to promote science and technology in the country

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