President ECOSF Called upon the Deputy Director General of UNESCO and discussed the ongoing collaboration for ECO region
President ECOSF Prof. Manzoor Soomro called upon the Deputy Director General (DDG) of UNESCO H.E. Prof. Xing QU at his office in Paris on June 19, 2019. He was accompanied by Dato Lee Yee Cheong, President Academy of Engineering and Technology of Developing World (AETDEW).
During the meeting, President ECOSF introduced the Foundation and its programmes as well as international linkages to him including with UNESCO, International Science, Technology and Innovation Center under the Auspices of UNESCO (ISTIC) Malaysia and China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) and offered ECOSF’s continued cooperation in ECO Region. Dato Lee and Dr. Manzoor Soomro also apprised the DDG who is a Chinese national on the engagement of the two in China’s Belt and Road Programs. Professor Soomro also presented to DDG UNESCO the book of Five Years Journey of ECOSF.
Mr. QU was very positive and supportive of ECOSF initiatives and expressed happiness that the Foundation as well as Prof. Soomro and Dato Lee (in their personal capacity) are working closely with UNESCO.
It is pertinent to mention that Prof. Soomro is Paris as an Invited as Speaker in the LAMAP International Symposium on Science Education and attending the meeting of International Advisory Committee of LAMAP. Thus, he availed the opportunity of being in Paris to call upon the High officials of UNESCO.