Call to boost education, S&T sectors in Muslim world

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KARACHI: The 5th Science and Technology Exchange Programme (STEP5) in Islamic countries, a flagship programme of Mustafa Science & Technology Foundation (MSTF) was held at the University of Karachi from Feb 28 – March 2.

This year’s theme was “Cutting Edge Pharmaceutical Approaches to Meet Health Challenges of Communicable and Non-communicable Diseases; with an emphasis on the contribution of female scientists.

The forum was attended by 64 delegates from 19 countries (Canada, Egypt, Pakistan, Germany, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Finland, Lebanon, Malaysia, Oman, Turkey, USA, Yemen, France, Sweden, UAE, Singapore),