Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal says development and accessibility in modern scientific fields is indispensable to cope with the contemporary demands.
He was chairing review meeting on the performance of Technology Centres of Excellence, in Islamabad today.
The Minister stressed that a strong relationship between research centres and industry is the key to the successful future.
He said despite limited resources, the government is providing financial and administrative support to Centres of Excellence. He said Centres of Excellence will play a key role in preparing the country for the digital revolution.