ISLAMABAD (September 15, 2019) The Ministry of Science and Technology has sent six panels each consisting of three candidates for the appointment of the heads of six scientific institutions to the cabinet division. According to the sources of the ministry, the selection board headed by Dr Ishrat Hussain completed the process of appointment of heads in mid of the February.
Dr Shahzad Alam, Dr Zabta Khan Shinwari, Dr Manzoor Hussain Samroo were included in the panel for The Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research(PCSIR) for grade 22 post while Dr Fazal Ahmad Khalid, Dr Zabta Khan Shinwari, Dr Muhammad Aslam Youkeli were included in the panel of Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF). Dr Muhammad Ashraf, Dr Qaisar Mehmood Khan, Dr Muhammad Aslam Tahir were included in the panel for Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) for grade 21 post.
Asmat Gill Khatak, Dr Ali Abbas , Arfan Ahmed Rabani were included in the panel for the grade 21 post of the head of Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC). For the grade 21 post of National Institute of Electronics the penalists were Arfan Ahmed Rabani, Brigadier(r) Ashraf Masood, Brigadier(r) Dr Bhasharat Mehmood and for grade22 post of the head of Pakistani Council of Science and Technology (PCST) DR Zabta Khan Shinwari, Dr Muhammad Aslam Youkeli, Dr Manzoor Hussain Samroo were the penalist.
The current federal sectary for science and technology Capt(r) Naseem Nawaz was also included in the panel. Cabinet divisions got recommendation for HODs appointment by the approval of Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Choudary.