Nasim Receives BioAsia Award 2011

Dr. Anwar Nasim, advisor of science of the Organization of Islamic Conference's Ministerial Standing Committee for Science and Technology (COMSTECH) and renowned biotechnologist of  Pakistan was selected for the BioAsia Award 2011. The decision was announced by Dr. B. S. Bajab, Secretary General of Asian Biotechnology Association (FABA). The awarding ceremony was held on February 24, 2011 in Hyderabad, India, and graced by the governor of Andhra Pradesh. The Global Bio Business Forum says the award is given to eminent personalities for their contribution to the life sciences industry.

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This article is part of the Crop Biotech Update, a weekly summary of world developments in agri-biotech for developing countries, produced by the Global Knowledge Center on Crop Biotechnology, International Service for the Aquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications SEAsiaCenter (ISAAA)

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