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
  • Oct
    2018

    Govt to provide funds for promoting pharmaceutical
    research culture:

    Azam Swati (Federal Minister for Science & Technology)


  • 18-19Oct,
    2018

    RSC Pakistan 1st International Conference on Medicinal
    Chemistry and Drug Discovery was successfully
    co-organized by the Royal Society of Chemistry
    and COMSTECH


  • 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.

  • 2019

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

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

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