ISLAMABAD: Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry announced on Tuesday that the Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and Higher Education Commission (HEC) will carry out a joint study to fund the effects of coronavirus on the domestic industries.
In a series of tweets, Chaudhry wrote: “Pakistan Science foundation and HEC are launching a joint study to ascertain how coronavirus will effect Pakistani industry, which new industries will emerge and which will collapse.”
Chaudhry said that the HEC, upon the conclusion of the study, will issue guidelines to universities to bring relevant changes in their programmes.
Launching a joint study of Pak Science foundation and HEC to ascertain how #coronavirus ll effect Pak Industry, which new industries ll emerge and which to collapse, HEC shall then issue guidelines to Unis to reset their Degree plans according to future industry needs.
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) May 13, 2020