PESHAWAR: Federal Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry said Thursday that the government’s decision not to extend the bail of Nawaz Sharif was correct.
At a ceremony at the Islamic Academy in Peshawar, Fawad Chaudhry said that acquiring scientific knowledge is the only way to make rapid progress. He added that Pakistan is lagging behind in science.
In his speech, he announced that the first Pakistani would enter space in 2022. He said Pakistan launched its space program in 1962, the second country to launch rockets into space. He added that when Pakistan focused on defense, it became the first Islamic nuclear energy.