ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to PM on Information and Broadcasting, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that the National Science & Technology Park (NSTP) would be an important step towards a knowledge-based economy.
Firdous Ashiq Awan posted a tweet today about the inauguration ceremony of NSTP, ” It will provide a platform for creative minds to sit and create opportunities.”
Awan wrote, “This will be an important step towards the promotion of a knowledge-based economy.”
She added, “It will provide a platform for creative minds to sit and create opportunities to take practical steps for developing a technology-based economy.”
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Awan’s tweet came after the initiative of NSTP which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Imran Khan earlier on Monday.
While addressing an event at the National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) in Islamabad, the prime minister said that there was no shortcut to success.
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According to the prime minister, the root cause of Pakistan’s downfall is the destruction of a merit-based system.
Khan said that merit and accountability have prime roles in a democratic system and monarchy cannot beat democracy.
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