25th September 2017
STEDEC has been extensively engaged with private sector entrepreneurs and industrial sectors of Pakistan for effectively leveraging indigenous R&D for the benefit of these sectors.
In line with these efforts, MD STEDEC met with President Haripur Chamber of Commerce & Industry on 25th September 2017 to explore linkages between MoST R&D organizations and the industries and entrepreneurs located around Haripur and Hattar.
MD STEDEC informed the President regarding STEDEC’s mandate to support local industry of Pakistan through joint efforts with MoST R&D organization.
President HCCI, Mr. Sheikh Mohammad Ilyas welcomed the efforts of STEDEC in providing such platforms where member companies could be enlightened on methods to improve and enhance their quality and productivity. He emphasized that consistent efforts would be required on both ends to achieve desired results. President HCCI further informed that major industrial clusters in the region included, Soap & Chemicals, Steel, Food & Beverages, Medicine, Ghee & Cooking Oil, and Chipboard. He offered to arrange targeted meetings of MoST R&D organizations with the different sectors in order to develop effective linkages between them.