COMSATS University inks agreement with Engro on Transboundary Plastic Waste Management.

ISLAMABAD -- COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) signed a research project agreement with Engro Foundation and Engro Polymers and Chemicals Ltd on the other day at the old campus of the University.

Ms. Naz Baloch, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Climate Change participated in the signing ceremony as chief guest.

Prof. Dr. Sajid Qamar, Acting Rector CUI and Dean Faculty of Sciences, Mr. Favad Soomro, Head Engro Foundation along with senior officials from Engro Corporation and CUI participated in the signing ceremony.

The project agreement was signed by Dr Jabir Hussain Syed, Assistant Professor, CUI and Mr. Saad Hussain Shah from Engro Polymers and Chemicals Ltd Pakistan.

The project is aimed at understanding the socio-economic and political factors that lead to low implementation of Basel Amendments through a transdisciplinary approach and to conduct a value-chain analysis, social network analysis, and policy coherence study to identify these factors.

Using these research outputs the project is expected to enhance the capacity of government stakeholders and help them develop a policy action-plan. The project is funded by Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research.

While speaking at the occasion, Prof. Sajid Qamar, Acting Rector, COMSATS University Islamabad presented an overview of the vision, academics and research programs of CUI.

He highlighted the research and development activities of CUI particularly in the areas of...

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