Federal Secretary S&T Mr. Fazal Abbas Maken presides over closing ceremony of IBSE workshop at Pakistan Science Foundation on 9-9-2016.

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf addresses closing ceremony of IBSE workshop at Pakistan Science Foundation on 9-9-2016.

Federal Secretary Education Mr. Muhammad Humayun addresses inaugural session of IBSE workshop. - 5 Sep. 2016

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf addresses inaugural session of IBSE workshop. - 5 Sep. 2016

ECOSF President Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro addresses inaugural session of IBSE workshop. - 5 Sep. 2016

Mr. Olivier HUYNH-VAN, Cooperation Attache, Embassy of France in Pakistan, called on Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf,PSF Chairman, on August 19, 2016 to discuss joint programmes.

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf and NESCOM Chairman Dr. Nabeel Hayat during a meeting at NESCOM on August 11, 2016 discuss avenues of cooperation between PSF and NESCOM to initiate joint research projects of commercial importance.

NESCOM Chairman Dr. Nabeel Hayat presents a souvenir of his organization to PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf during latter's visit to NESCOM on August 11, 2016.

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf and members of team from KPK Department of Science and Technology (DoST), headed by Additional Secretary DoST&IT Mr. Imtiaz Ayub, visit outcomes of various PSF funded projects displayed at the Foundation on August 11, 2016.

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf chairs a meeting with the team from KPK Department of Science and Technology (DoST), headed by Additional Secretary DoST&IT Mr. Imtiaz Ayub, at PSF on August 11, 2016.

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I) addresses the audience on the occasion of signing ceremony of MoU between Lok Virsa Museum and PMNH on August 9, 2016 at Lok Virsa.

Lok Virsa Executive Director Dr. Fouzia and PMNH DG Dr. Muhammad Khan Leghari sign MoU of cooperation on behalf of their respective organizations, while PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I) witnesses the signing ceremony.

Ministry of Science and Technology's Federal Secretary Mr. Fazal Abbas Maken, PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf and Science Talent Farming Scheme's Project Director Mr. Hasnat Ahmed Qureshi visit Mobile Science Talent Farming Lab at PSF on August 2, 2016.

Ministry of Science and Technology's Federal Secretary Mr. Fazal Abbas Maken, PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf and Science Talent Farming Scheme's Project Director Mr. Hasnat Ahmed Qureshi visit Mobile Science Talent Farming Lab at PSF on August 2, 2016.

Ministry of Science and Technology's Federal Secretary Mr. Fazal Abbas Maken, PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf and Science Talent Farming Scheme's Project Director Mr. Hasnat Ahmed Qureshi visit Mobile Science Talent Farming Lab at PSF on August 2, 2016.

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf chairs a meeting with delegation from Chinese Academy of Sciences and Karakoram International University Gilgit-Baltistan VC Dr. M. Asif Khan at PSF on August 4, 2016.

Federal Minister for S&T Rana Tanveer Hussain, Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Prof. Ahsan Iqbal and Pakistan Science Foundation Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf at the Launching Ceremony of the first batch of Science Talent Farming Scheme 300 students at a local hotel on July 20, 2016.

Federal Minister for S&T Rana Tanveer Hussain, Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Prof. Ahsan Iqbal and Ministry of S&T Secretary Mr. Fazal Abbas Maken at the Launching Ceremony of the first batch of Science Talent Farming Scheme 300 students at a local hotel on July 20, 2016.

Group Photo of Launching Ceremony of the first batch of Science Talent Farming Scheme 300 students at a local hotel on July 20, 2016.

Mr. Mumtaz Minhas, former Livestock Minister, Punjab, calls on Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.), Chairman PSF, at his office on June 6, 2016 to discuss research projects under PSF's Natural Sciences Linkage Programme.

The Chief Guest, Portugal Ambassador H.E. Joao Sabido Costa and Senator Nuzhat Sadiq, Chairperson Foreign affairs Committee, jointly cut the ribbon to inaugurate the Biodiversity Exhibition, which was participated by 20 organizations working for protection of biodiversity.

The Chief Guest, Portugal Ambassador H.E. Joao Sabido Costa and Senator Nuzhat Sadiq, Chairperson Foreign affairs Committee and other guests visit stalls of Biodiversity Exhibition, which was participated by 20 organizations working for protection of biodiversity.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman, Pakistan Science Foundation, addresses inaugural ceremony of an event organized by Pakistan Museum of Natural History to celebrate International Day for Biological Diversity on May 22.

PSF Chairman  Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.) addresses a one-day Seminar on "Library Resource Sharing in the ICT Era" organized by PASTIC in Conference Hall of Defence and Strategic Studies, Quaid-e- Azam (QAU) University, Islamabad, on June 1, 2016. QAU VC Prof. Dr. Javed Ashraf and PASTIC DG Dr. Akram Shaikh are also present.

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.) presides over a meeting of Science Talent Farming Scheme (STFS) Executive Committee at PSF on June 1, 2016.

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.) talks to members of Pakistan-Iran Joint Experts Committee on S&T and Education Cooperation during their visit to Pakistan Science Foundation on May 25, 2016.

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.) speaks at the 1st Meeting of Pakistan-Iran Joint Expert Committee on Science and Technology and Education Cooperation at Islamabad on May 25, 2016.

Federal Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology, Mr. Fazal Abbas Maken and PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.) visit library during their visit to Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Centre (PASTIC) at Quaid-e- Azam University on May 18, 2016.

The Federal Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology, Mr. Fazal Abbas Maken presides over a performance review meeting during his visit to Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Centre (PASTIC) at Quaid-e- Azam University on May 18, 2016. PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.) and PASTIC Director General Dr. Akram Shaikh are also present.

Balochistan Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai, Federal Secretary Ministry of S&T Fazal Abbas Maken, PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.) and others at the inaugural ceremony of Invention to Innovation Summit at Quetta on May 4, 2016.

Balochistan Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai cuts ribbon to inaugurate exhibition during Invention to Innovation Summit organized by Pakistan Science Foundation at Quetta on May 4, 2016. Federal Secretary Ministry of S&T Fazal Abbas Maken and others are also present.

Balochistan Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai visits exhibition during Invention to Innovation Summit organized by Pakistan Science Foundation at Quetta on May 4, 2016. Ministry of S&T Federal Secretary Fazal Abbas Maken and others are also present.

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.) addresses audience on the occasion of a lecture on "Prevention of Heart Diseases" by Maj. General Dr. Azhar Mahmood Kayani, Executive Director, Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology, at Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) under its Popular Science Lecture Series on 26-04-2016.

Maj. General Dr. Azhar Mahmood Kayani, Executive Director, Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology delivering a lecture on "Prevention of Heart Diseases" at Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) under its Popular Science Lecture Series on 26-04-2016. PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.), ECO-SF President Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro and PSF former Chairman Dr. Misbahuddin Sahmi are also present.

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf and students release balloons in air to quick start nature photography competition at PMNH to celebrate International Earth Day on April 21, 2016.

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf chairs inaugural ceremony of a one-day workshop titled "Gemology & Modern techniques of lapidary & celebration of International Earth Day" at PMNH, Garden Avenue Shakarparian, Islamabad. - April 21- 2016

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.) holds a meeting with Vice Governor of Gansu Province, China on April 14, 2016 during a weeklong official visit to China.

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.), President of Lanzhou University, China and representative of Sargodha University, Pakistan, sign MoU of collaboration between both the universities on April 14, 2016. PSF acted as facilitator to establish collaboration between both the institutions.

A group photo of delegates from PSF and University of Sargodha, Pakistan, with Vice Governor of Gansu Province, China and President of Lanzhou University, China after signing of a MoU between Lanzhou University and Sargodha University on April 14, 2016.

PSF Member Science Dr. Muhammad Akram Sheikh presides over inaugural session of 2-day National Mushroom Festival and "Mushrooms: hunting, cultivation and cooking workshop" at Pakistan Museum of Natural History on April 10, 2016.

Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain chairs the Board of Governors Meeting of PSF's Natural Sciences Linkages Programme at Ministry of Science and Technology on April 7, 2016.

Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain chairs 2nd meeting of Science Talent Farming Scheme's Steering Committee at Pakistan Science Foundation on April 6, 2016. Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Prof. Ahsan Iqbal, Minister of State for Education Engr. Muhammad Baleegh Ur Rehman and other member of the Committee are also present.

The Federal Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology, Mr. Fazal Abbas Maken, plants a sapling at Pakistan Museum of Natural History on April 5, 2016. PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.) is also present.

The Federal Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology, Mr. Fazal Abbas Maken and PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.) review display development work at Pakistan Museum of Natural History on April 5, 2016.

The Federal Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology, Mr. Fazal Abbas Maken and PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.) review display development work at Pakistan Museum of Natural History on April 5, 2016.

US Embassy's Economic Officer Mr. Christopher McKinney calls on PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf to discuss avenues of mutual collaboration in Science and Technology on April 4, 2016. PSF Member Science Dr. Akram Shaikh, Member Finance Mr. Hasnat Ahmed Qureshi and Director Research Support Dr. Habib Ali are also present.

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.) and Bahauddin Zakria University (BZU) Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Tahir Amin unveil the plaque to inaugurate the offices of PSF's Science Caravan and Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Centre (PASTIC) at BZU Multan on April 1, 2016.

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.) and Bahauddin Zakria University (BZU) Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Tahir Amin at the newly established offices of PSF's Science Caravan and Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Centre (PASTIC) at BZU Multan on April 1, 2016.

Minister of State for Health Sciences Regulation and Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar presents a souvenir to the Chief Guest, PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.), during the closing ceremony of 1st International Conference on Advancement in Biotechnology at Government College Women University Faisalabad on March 31, 2016. Minister of State Engr. Muhammad Baleegh Ur Rehman is also present.

The Chief Guest, PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.), Minister of State for Health Sciences Regulation and Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar and Government College Women University (GCWU) Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Naureen Aziz Qureshi visit Faisalabad Institute of Research Science and Technology during closing ceremony of 1st International Conference on Advancement in Biotechnology at GCWU Faisalabad on March 31, 2016.

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.) addresses inaugural session of NSLP Project Formulation Workshop at GCU Lahore on March 30, 2016.

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.) presides over inaugural session of NSLP Project Formulation Workshop at GCU Lahore on March 30, 2016.

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.) awards shields to organizers at the closing ceremony of the International Conference on “Major Environmental Constraints to Plants Assessment and Reclamations” organized by Government College University Faisalabad on March 29, 2016.

GCU Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ali presents souvenir to PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.) at the closing ceremony of International Conference on “Major Environmental Constraints to Plants Assessment and Reclamations” organized by GCU Faisalabad on March 29, 2016.

Director General, Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Pakistan, Mr. Sung Choon-ki and PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.) discuss cooperation in science and technology at PSF on March 24, 2016. PSF Member Science and KOICA Alumni Association Pakistan President Dr. Akram Shaikh is also present.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, S.I., Chairman PSF delivering his welcome address on the occasion of popular science lecture at PSF on March 17, 2016.

Mr. Fazal Abbas Maken, Secretary, MoST addressing the audience during the occasion of popular science lecture at PSF on March 17, 2016.

Pakistan Academy of Sciences President Dr. Anwar Nasim, Latvian Academy of Sciences President Dr. habil.art. OJARS SPARITIS and Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf discuss science promotion programmes at PSF on March 21, 2016.

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf addresses World Wildlife Day function at Pakistan Museum of Natural History on March 3, 2016.

Ambassador of Republic of South Korea H.E. Dr. Song Hong-Hwan and US Diplomat Mr. Christopher with school children after performance of a tableau on the occasion of World Wildlife Day celebration at Pakistan Museum of Natural History on March 3, 2016.

Ambassador of Republic of South Korea H.E. Dr. Song Hong-Hwan addresses World Wildlife Day function at Pakistan Museum of Natural History on March 3, 2016.

Ambassador of Republic of South Korea H.E. Dr. Song Hong-Hwan, PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf and US Diplomat Mr. Christopher at a celebration on the occasion of World Wildlife Day function at Pakistan Museum of Natural History on March 3, 2016.

Ambassador of Republic of South Korea H.E. Dr. Song Hong-Hwan, PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf and US Diplomat Mr. Christopher stand for national anthem at a celebration on the occasion of World Wildlife Day function at Pakistan Museum of Natural History on March 3, 2016.

PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf gives a presentation on the Foundation's Science Popularization Programme to Ministry of Science and Technology Secretary Mr. Fazal Abbas Mekan at PSF on February 08, 2016.

Message from the Chairman

At all scales, the role of science and technology in resolving economic, social and environmental problems is crucial. Attainment of scientific knowledge and appropriate technologies is a key to achieve this goal. Moreover, we should use novel and integrated approaches that fully enrich existing and new scientific knowledge. In this connection, universities, research and development institutes and industry can play a leading role tackling all major problems identified so far...
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Interview of Chairman

APPLICATIONS FOR 'DR. Z. A. HASHMI GOLD MEDAL' FOR 2015 AND 2016

Welcome to PSF

Pakistan Science Foundation(PSF) is the apex body for promotion and funding of scientific and technological research and science popularization in the country. PSF has two subsidiary organizations i.e. Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) and Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Center (PASTIC).

The Foundation functions as a link of PMNH/PASTIC agency for the establishment of comprehensive scientific and technological information dissemination centers, promotion of research in the universities and other institutions, establishment of science centers, museums, promotion of scientific societies, organization of periodical science conferences, exchange of visits of scientists with other countries, prizes and fellowships to individuals engaged in developing processes of consequence to the economy of the country.

News & Updates

Published Date: 26-09-2016
Attention Scientists/technologists and Ph.D Scholars
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Published Date: 23-09-2016
Call for The 13th International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO-2016)
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Published Date: 15-09-2016
5-day Workshop on Inquiry Based Science Education Concludes
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Published Date: 06-09-2016
5-day Workshop on Inquiry Based Science Education Starts
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Published Date: 09-08-2016
Natural History Museum, Lok Virsa sign MoU of collaboration
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Published Date: 22-07-2016
National Science Talent Farming Scheme Launched
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Published Date: 22-07-2016
Science Talent Farming Scheme - 2016
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Published Date: 14-07-2016
1st International Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation Policy and Management (STIPM-2016) at MUET, Jamshoro
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Published Date: 03-06-2016
International Day for Biological Diversity Celebrated at PMNH
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Published Date: 04-05-2016
Travel Grants Available for Scientists, Technologists, PhD Scholars
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Published Date: 27-04-2016
Simple diet, lifestyle key to heart diseases prevention: Gen. Dr. Kayani
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Published Date: 25-04-2016
STFS - Corrigendum Notice on Situation Vacant
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Published Date: 22-04-2016
International Earth Day celebrated at PMNH
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Published Date: 22-04-2016
PSF invites applications for London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) 2016
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Published Date: 19-04-2016
PMNH Holds 2-Day National Mushroom Festival
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Published Date: 21-03-2016
Every discovery creates new questions and we have to find the answer of these questions; says Dr. Nargis Mavalvala
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Published Date: 10-03-2016
Situations Vacant at Pakistan Science Foundation under STFS Project
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Published Date: 02-03-2016
UNESCO/POLAND Co-Sponsored Fellowship Programme Engineering Cycle 2016
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Published Date: 11-12-2015
NOTICE FOR SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSION OF INTEREST & PREQUALIFICATION FOR PANEL OF LAWYERS AND LAW FIRMS WITH DEMONSTRATIVE COMPETENCE
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Published Date: 24-11-2015
Avenues of Pak-Turkmenistan cooperation in S&T
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Published Date: 11-11-2015
World Science Day Celebrated at PSF
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Published Date: 29-09-2015
Pakistan Science Foundation, Lanzhou University sign MoU for Scientific and Technological Cooperation
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Published Date: 02-09-2015
Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights Organized at GCWU, Faisalabad
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Published Date: 21-08-2015
Awareness Seminar on EU Research & Innovation Programme HORIZON-2020”
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Published Date: 15-06-2015
PSF, PSCB Jointly Organize High School Summer Science Program
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Pakistan Science Foundation's Subsidiary Organizations

PASTIC
PASTIC is the premier organization for dissemination of Scientific and Technological Information to the Scientists, Researchers
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PMNH
Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) situated at Garden Avenue, Shakarparian, Islamabad was established in 1976
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