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Vol.8, No.3-4, January-June, 2003
 
CONTENTS
     
Inaugural Session
 
     
I
Foreword  
   
II
Welcome Address by
Dr. Hameed Ahmed Khan, Executive Director, COMSATS
 
   
III
Addresses by Guests of Honour:
- H.E. Mr. A.D. Idris Waziri, High Commissioner - Federal Republic of Nigeria to Pakistan

- H.E. Mr. Zhang Chunxiang, Ambassador - People’s Republic of China to Pakistan
 
   
IV
Inaugural Address by the Chief Guest
Mr. Parvez Butt, H.I., S.I., Chairman, Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission
 
     
V
Recommendations of the Meeting  
     
Working Sessions
 
Special Papers  
     
1.
Support from Donor-Agencies: Optimal Use for Capacity-Building in Developing Countries
- Tajammul Hussain and Hameed A. Khan
 
   
2.
Local Research-Capacity Development in Uganda: Challenges and Prospects
- Rugumire-Makuza Emmanuel
 
     
Technical Session I (Industry and Engineering)  
   
3.
Emerging Directions of R&D Commercialization in PCSIR
- Saeed Iqbal Zafar and Anwar ul Haq
 
   
4.
S&T Capacity-Building for Sustainable Development in the Engineering and Industrial Sectors
- Zahid Aziz
 
   
5.
Causes of Industrial Failure and its Implications in NWFP
- Muhammad Tariq and Jehangir Shah
 
     
6.
Growth-Strategy for the Engineering Industry to Achieve Rapid Industrialization and Economic Growth
- Javed Akhtar Paracha
 
     
7.
Prospects of Utilizing Advanced Technologies for Sustainable Development in Developing Countries
- Shahzad Alam, Shinya Sasaki and Anwar ul Haq
 
     
Technical Session II (Human Resource Development)  
   
8.
Capacity-Building in Bio-Medical Research in Pakistan
- Shahzad A. Mufti
 
   
9.
Building of S&T Institutions for Sustainable Development
- Nelofar Arshad
 
   
10.
The Role of Universities in S&T Capacity-Building for Sustainable Development
- Khalid Farooq Akbar
 
     
Technical Session III (Geology and Energy)  
   
11.
Energy Options for Pakistan in a Geological Perspective
- S. Hasan Gauhar
 
   
12.
Capacity-Building for Sustained Promotion and Dissemination of Biogas Technology (BT)
- Majid ul Hassan
 
   
13.
Development of Mineral-Based Industries
- Izhar ul Haque Khan
 
     
Technical Session IV (Information Technology)  
     
14.
ICTs for Development: Moving out of the Pakistani Paradox
- Hasan Akhtar Rizvi
 
   
15.
Correlation between Business and Domestic Information-Technology—Need of the Hour
- Ahsan Mumtaz
 
   
16.
Capacity-Constraints on E-Commerce in Pakistan
- Naeem Ahmad
 
     
Technical Session V (Agriculture)  
   
17.
Capacity-Building for Sustainable Agricultural Development in Pakistan
- Muhammad Afzal
 
   
18.
Rationalization of National Agricultural Research System in Pakistan
- S. Nasir Hussain Shah
 
   
19.
Need for Capacity-Building on Health and Safety Parameters of Genetically Modified Foods for Pakistan
- Hamid Ahmad and Shahnaz Hamid
 
     
Concluding Session  
     
VI
Technical Summary by:
Dr. Hameed Ahmed Khan, Executive Director COMSATS
 
   
VII
Vote of Thanks by the Participants:

Ms. Zam Abdul Karim
Deputy Director (S&T), Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment, Malaysia; and

Mr. Rugumire-Makuza Emmanuel
Makerere University, Centre for Basic Research, Uganda

 
   
VIII
Address by the Chief Guest:
H.E. Dr. Awad Mohamed Hasan, Ambassador - Republic of Sudan to Pakistan
 
   
IX
List of Speakers and Subject Experts  
   
X
List of Participating Organizations  
   
XI
List of Registered Participants  
     
 
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