Speakers in the three days international conference said that Pakistan should catch up the new emerging trends in the field of science and technology and this is extremely vital for the progress and economic prosperity of Pakistan and Turkey.
The Pak-Turk International Conference on “Emerging Technologies in the field of Sciences and Engineering” was organized by Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology.
Various experts and scholars who work in diverse fields participated in the conference and expressed their views, speaking on different topics related to engineering education and scientific developments.
Engr. Jehangir Bashar, (Rector of GIK Institute) was Chief Guest in the inaugural ceremony. Prof. Dr. Jameel-Un-Nabi, (Pro-Rector, Academics), Sardar Aminullah Khan (Pro-Rector, Administration and Finance), Faculty Deans, the Dean of Student Affairs, Heads of Departments and academic staff of the various faculties also participated in the conference.
The purpose of the conference was to provide a perfect platform for researchers, academicians, and practitioners to become familiar with the latest advancements and technological developments in the various fields of engineering and sciences.
The conference accepted a wide range of papers to encourage young and experienced researchers to present their work and also the possibility of initiating mutual collaboration with international repute researchers and entrepreneurs of Pakistan and Turkey.
The prominent Turks and Pakistani scholars and experts who spoke in the conference were: Prof. Dr. Nihal Buyukcizmeci, Prof. Dr. Mahmut Böyükata, Dr. Ismail H. Sarpün, Dr. Necla Çakmak, Dr. Canel EKE, Prof. Dr. Asghar Qadir, Prof. Dr. Arshad Saleem Bhatti, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Sharif, Prof. Dr. Asif Ullah, Dr. Mansoor-ur-Rehman, Dr. Zohaib Iqbal and various others. The Turkish scholars lauded the GIK Institute concentration on result-oriented research work.
The Ambassador of Turkey to Pakistan, H. E. Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul invited all Turkish Professors to Embassy of Turkey in Islamabad and lauded the GIK Institute for taking the initiative of organizing the Pak-Turk Conference on Emerging Technologies in the field of Science and Engineering. He said that science and technology are the needs of both Turkey and Pakistan. Prof. Dr. Jameel-Un-Nabi and Dr. Zahid Halim were also present on the occasion.
Engr. Jehangir Bashar, Rector of GIK Institute said that Pakistan and Turkey enjoy good working relations and the interaction between the scholars and researchers of the two brotherly Muslim countries could further boost the mutual collaboration. “The GIK Institute has provided an ideal platform for such interaction and collaboration,” he said.