Friday, December 16, 2016

QAU's National Centre for Physics to be renamed after Dr Abdus Salaam

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today gave on a fundamental level, endorsement for the renaming of National Center for Physics at Quaid-i-Azam University as "Teacher Abdus Salam Center for Physics."

The PM has coordinated the Ministry of Professional and Technical Training to set up formal rundown for renaming of the middle for endorsement of the President of Pakistan, an announcement said.

The PM likewise affirmed the concede of five partnerships yearly to Pakistani understudies for PhD in the field of Physics through Higher Education Commission (HEC) in rumored worldwide colleges. The association program is named as Professor Abdus Salam Fellowship.

The PM has taken this choice in acknowledgment of the immense commitments of famous Pakistani physicist Dr Mohammad Abdus Salam who is a noteworthy figure in the twentieth century hypothetical material science who shared the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics for his commitment in the field of material science.

He was the main Pakistani to get a Nobel Prize in science and the second from an Islamic nation to get any Nobel Prize. His striking accomplishment earned acclaim and renown for the nation which properly should be esteemed.

Dr. Salam additionally served the nation as a top level science counselor to the Government of Pakistan from 1960 to 1974, a position from which he played a noteworthy and powerful part in the improvement of the nation's science foundation.

In 1998, after the nation's atomic tests, the Government of Pakistan issued a dedicatory stamp, as a piece of "Researchers of Pakistan", to respect the administrations of Dr. Salam. Renaming the National Center for Physics as Dr. Abdus Salam's Center for Physics would be another progression towards respecting the Pakistani researcher who served the nation and brought a decent name for Pakistan.