Jordan’s New envoy explores Initiatives with COMSTECH

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In a groundbreaking proposal, CG COMSTECH demanded the establishment of a joint Jordan-Pakistan Water Resource Management Laboratory under COMSTECH’s auspices at the Panjwani Hisaar Water Institute (NED University)

Mehtab Pirzada

ISLAMABAD:  Dr. Maen KHREASAT, Jordan’s recently appointed Ambassador to Pakistan, had comprehensive meeting with H.E. Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary, Coordinator General COMSTECH on Thursday, December 21 2023, at the COMSTECH headquarters.

During the meeting, Prof. Iqbal highlighted the ongoing collaborative efforts between COMSTECH and Jordan, revealing that COMSTECH has spent around $1.5 Million in various active projects with Jordan to date. Dr. Iqbal further briefed the Ambassador existence of two COMSTECH-affiliated organizations in Jordan, namely the Islamic Academy of Sciences (IAS) and the Inter-Islamic Network on Water Resources Development and Management (INWRDAM).

In a groundbreaking proposal, CG COMSTECH demanded the establishment of a joint Jordan-Pakistan Water Resource Management Laboratory under COMSTECH’s auspices at the Panjwani Hisaar Water Institute (NED University). He also recommended the initiation of a young scientists exchange program between COMSTECH and Jordan, for scientific collaboration and knowledge exchange.

Dr. Iqbal also informed the Ambassadors about 500 free scholarships for Palestinian students by COMSTECH and Association of Private Sector Universities of Pakistan (APSUP)

Ambassador KHREASAT expressed Jordan’s commitment to sustaining cooperation with COMSTECH, emphasizing Jordan’s role as a technology hub in the region. He envisioned joint programs with COMSTECH to explore new technological frontiers and enhance higher education initiatives. He appreciated COMSTECH’s initiative of 500 scholarships for Palestinian students and offered all kinds of support from Jordan.

The two sides concluded the meeting by affirming their commitment to mutual benefit and the exploration of opportunities for further collaboration. The proposed joint Water Resource Management Center and the young scientists exchange program will stand as witness to the strengthening ties between Jordan and Pakistan under the COMSTECH framework.