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National Commission on Biotechnology


The government has set up a National Biotechnology Commission to evolve a national policy and action plan for the promotion of biotechnology in the country.

National Biotechnology Commission - to be headed by Dr Anwar Nasim, Advisor on Science to COMSTECH, would formulate a national policy and action plan to promote the uses and applications of new biotechnology both in agriculture and health sectors.

 

Dr. Anwar Naseem
Dr. Anwar Naseem working as Chairman for National Commission on Biotechnology

 

 
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