Mar 28, 2017 :
In line with STEDEC’s mandate to facilitate avenue for industry-R&D linkages, MD STEDEC called on Haji Muhammad Afzal, President Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chamber of Commerce & Industry on to explore avenues for cooperation between MoST R&D organizations and the industrial sector in the region.
Haji Muhammad Afzal welcomed the initiative of STEDEC to reach out to the industry in the region. He informed that major industry concentrated in the Peshawar region included, Pharmaceuticals, Formica/Chipboard, Match, Ghee, Flour, Steel Rerolling, Polypropylene, Marble, Gems & Minerals. He further informed that there was good scope for targeting industries with energy conservation solutions. In addition, Gems, Marble and Minerals sectors presented good opportunities for value addition. He offered his good offices for facilitating detailed interactions between MoST R&D Organizations and industry for specific and targeted areas.
MD STEDEC thanked the President and the Chamber for their hospitality and encouragement in facilitating detailed interactions with the industry.