Another international award for Professor Ata-ur-Rehman
An important international journal, Molecules, has decided to publish a special issue to appreciate the services of Pakistani scientist, teacher and educationist Prof. Dr. Ata-ur-Rehman in promoting science and technology in different countries of the world
. According to a spokesperson for the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), Karachi University, the journal is published under the auspices of renowned international publisher MDPI. The spokesman said the journal is affiliated with science societies from major countries around the world, including the International Society of Nucleosides, Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids, the Spanish Society of Medicinal Chemistry, and the International Society of Heterocyclic Chemistry
It should be noted that Prof. Atta-ur-Rehman, as the Coordinator General of COMSTEC, assisted thousands of young scientists in forty countries of the Islamic world and took several steps to enhance their capabilities. As the Federal Minister for Science and Technology in Pakistan, he laid the foundation of information technology in the country and thus facilitated internet in cities, towns and villages
He. He was instrumental in launching Pakistan’s first satellite, Pak Set One. Along with this, important changes in the mobile phone industry also came under his supervision and in the year 2000, where the number of mobile phones was only 300,000, it has reached 160 million.