Several Pakistani projects, including those geared towards research commercialisation, will share a PKR 2.176bn ($21.6m) development fund for research and development.

Over the course of the next year, the Pakistani Government will establish several science and technology parks with assistance from Iranian institutions.

In addition, the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology will create more incubators at its campuses to promote entrepreneurship and tech transfer.

Several other projects designed to bolster the country’s research and development capability will also be implemented.

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