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Science provides hope of vaccine development for Covid-19: Munir Akram
May 05, 2021

President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council and Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the UN Munir Akram says it is only science, technology and innovations that have provided a ray of hope in the form of the vaccine development for Covid-19 and the continuity of business through digital technology.

He was addressing 6th Annual Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

The theme for this year's STI Forum was Science, technology and innovation for a sustainable and resilient COVID-19 recovery, and effective pathways of inclusive action towards the Sustainable Development Goals.

Appreciating the role of technological innovations, Ambassador Munir Akram reiterated that we see today the real-life impacts of innovations in accelerating, sustainable solutions to our challenges of ending poverty of expanding prosperity.