Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday inaugurated the country's first science and technology park in the capital Islamabad.
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It was established at the National University of Science and Technology, a leading higher education institution of the country.
"This is a big achievement and we are determined to turn Pakistan into a knowledge-based economy and innovation by utilizing the energies of youth at proper platforms," Khan said, addressing the inaugural ceremony aired on state-run Pakistan Television.
The project would extend to the other parts of the country as well, he added.
The park will host start-ups in diverse areas, particularly agriculture, health and smart technologies.
"This park will serve as a launchpad for the country’s leading researchers, innovators, and entrepreneurs," said Technology Minister Fawad Hussain.