PM House to be converted into University of Emerging Sciences: Fawad

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Chaudhary Fawad Hussain said that a five-year Islamic calendar would be ready by 15th of Ramadan.

Talking to media in Islamabad on Wednesday afternoon, he said the calendar will help determine exact dates of Ramazan, Eid and Muharram.

The initiative, he said, was aimed at ending the controversy surrounding sighting of the moon in different parts of the country.

The proposed calendar will be presented before the federal cabinet for further decision, he said.

The minister further said that a new university of emerging sciences will be established at Prime Minister House with financial assistance from China.

“An international science conference will also be arranged on 31st of August this year,” he said.

Fawad Hussain said Pakistan Hilal Authority has become functional, which will help increase Pakistan’s exports.