The government has launched a seven billion rupees fund to support innovation in various sectors.
This was stated by Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal during a meeting with a delegation of Centre of Excellence Molecular Biology of Punjab University, in Islamabad.
The Minister said researchers and scientists are our national assets and innovation is the key to future economic success.
He said the development budget for Higher Education Commission has been increased by 68 percent in the new fiscal year to promote higher education sector.
Source: Radio Pakistan