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Romanian envoy lauds Fawad’s efforts for technological advancement

ISLAMABAD: Romanian Ambassador Nicole Goia met Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry and praised his efforts for promoting techonology in the country.

The envoy also appreciated the standard of university-level education in Pakistan.

During the meeting, both the sides agreed on bolestering mutual cooperation in the field of science and technology.

Goia lauded the austerity drive launched by Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Since taking the helm of Science and Technology Ministry, Fawad Chaudhry has come up with notable initiatives. He formed a committee to finalize Islamic calendar and indicate the exact dates of Ramadan, Eidul Fitr, Eidul Azha and Moharram for the next five years “with 100% accuracy”.

In a first, the minister incorporated relevant scientific experts for the moon sighting process.

The minister has also announced that his next big challenge would be to replace debit and credit cards in the country with a mobile phone payment mechanism.




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