Fawad Ch announces to establish a DNA lab in Pakistan
The Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Ch has announced that the ministry will establish a DNA laboratory in Pakistan. The minister made this announcement of Thursday and expressed that he has advised the ministry to establish the Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) laboratory which will be operational by the March 2020.
Fawad Ch said that with the help of this lab anyone can get reports related to their identity, race, color among other details related to them by paying the required fee to the lab.
While talking to a private news channel the minister said that the future of Pakistan lies in adopting modern technology and they have to speed up the process of integrating technology in every field of Pakistan to compete with the third world countries in this high-tech era.
He further added that technology will help Pakistan’s economic and industrial growth and will help to bring more revenue to the country. The minister further explained that by collaborating with the Ministry of Education on science and technology school, they will ensure the provision of modern technology in all of the government institutes to make schools as the centers of knowledge.
The minister stated, “We have to support our technology companies and facilitate our future generation to acquire scientific and technological education to meet the latest requirements.”
Fawad Ch earlier this week also announced that the government will provide loans for the execution of technology-based business ideas. Providing loans to people with tech ideas will boost the startup ecosystem in Pakistan.
Moreover, the government is also planning to establish a new University of Emerging Sciences at the Prime Minister (PM) House with financial assistance from China.