President emphasizes on indigenous research in food, medicine& plants

Islamabad: President Arif Alvi has emphasized on indigenous research in fields of food, medicine and plants to alter the entire scenario in favour of mankind.

Inaugurating the 2nd International Symposium on Natural Products for Future in Karachi on Sunday, he said holistic research may also be done in water conservation techniques in farming.

The President said exorbitant cost of medication incurred on treatment of fatal diseases can only be scaled down by research and necessary steps must be initiated in this field. He said Naya Pakistan is not about specific personages but it is all about everyone and the government is dedicated on its mission of welfare for every one.

The President expressed his deep concerns over the reported malnutrition and stunting of the children . He said education pyramid would be made the base of entire structure that would naturally enhance the capacity of human resource.

He said Pakistan will appear in the map of research-leading countries in the world soon.

He said the issue of paucity of funds to the universities would be resolved at the earliest.