Dr. Tariq Banuri

Coordinator General COMSTECH
Address: COMSTECH Secretariat, 33 Constitution Avenue, G-5/2, Islamabad.
Tel: (+92 51) 9220681-3
Fax: (+92 51) 9211115, 9205264
E-Mail: cg@comstech.org

Tariq Banuri, Chairman, Higher Education Commission, Government of Pakistan, holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University. He started his career as a member of the erstwhile Civil Service of Pakistan (CSP), and served in a number of positions, including as Professor of Economics, University of Utah, Director, UN Division for Sustainable Development, founder and first Executive Director of the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Islamabad, Director, Asia Centre of the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), and Executive Director of the Global Change Impact Studies Centre (GCISC), Islamabad.

In the past, he has served on national as well as international forums for policy and research, including as Coordinating Lead Author on the Nobel Prize winning Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), member of the UN Secretary General’s Advisory Group on Energy and Climate Change (AGECC), member of the UN Committee on Development Policy (CDP), member of the Pakistan Environmental Protection Council, member of the Central Board of Governors of the State Bank of Pakistan, and member/secretary of the Steering Committee on Higher Education. In 2002 he was awarded the Sitara-i-Imtiaz (SI) for his services to research and education.

COMSTECH News & Events
  • 18-19Mar,
    2019

    The 1st Meeting of the Steering Committee for the
    Implementation of the STI Agenda 2026 successfully
    concluded at the COMSTECH Secretariat Islamabad.


  • 20Feb,
    2019

    President for united efforts by Muslim countries
    to secure bright future.


  • 25-28Mar,
    2019


  • 8-10Apr,
    2019

    COMSTECH-ICGEB-NIBGE Joint Workshop on
    "Use of Genome Editing and Other New Breeding
    Technologies for Global Food Security"


  • 15Feb,
    2019

    Ambassador Naeem Khan, Assistant Secretary General OIC,
    visited COMSTECH 2019. Various S&T initiatives of
    COMSTECH, including the planned 1st Meeting of the
    Steering Committee (STI Agenda 2026), were discussed.


  • 06Feb,
    2019

    Executive Director SDPI Dr. Abid Qaiyum Suleri
    visited COMSTECH to discuss possible avenues of
    collaboration for SDGs implementation in OIC countries.


  • 2019

    Call for Nominations for the 69th Lindau Nobel
    Laureate Meeting Dedicated to Physics.

    (30-June to 05-July, 2019) Venue: Germany.


  • 26Dec,
    2018

    The Consular of the Embassy of Republic of
    Kazakhstan Mr. Arman Tynybek visited
    COMSTECH Secretariat


  • 2018

    Prof. M.Qasim Jan, Adviser COMSTECH was invited
    as key speaker on the occasion of World Science Day
    for Peace and Development (WSDPD) hosted by
    Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF).


  • Oct
    2018

    Govt to provide funds for promoting pharmaceutical
    research culture:

    Azam Swati (Federal Minister for Science & Technology)


  • 16Oct,
    2018

    Meeting between H.E. Mr. Furkat Sidikov,
    Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of
    Uzbekistan and Dr. S. Khurshid Hasanain,
    Adviser COMSTECH


  • 03Sep,
    2018

    The President of Pakistan in his capacity as
    Chairman COMSTECH has approved the look after
    charge of the post of Coordinator General
    COMSTECH to Dr. Tariq Banuri.



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