ISLAMABAD, Jul 17: President Dr. Arif Alvi has directed Institute of Space Technology to expand its outreach to the remote areas of the country with particular focus on Balochistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, and Gilgit-Baltistan.
Chairing a meeting he stressed the need for undertaking research in the fields of aeronautics and space sciences so as to meet the challenges of the field.
He called for enhanced collaboration with well-reputed national and international universities to learn from their experiences.
He also appreciated the contribution made by IST in the field of space technology.
The vice chancellor IST said the institute offered graduate and undergraduate degree programmes in specialized engineering and space-related disciplines, and continued the classes uninterruptedly during the corona pandemic through online education.
He highlighted the research activities at IST equipped with state-of-the-art facilities compatible with international standards.