September 11, 2017
The Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba today emphasized on the need for establishment of an international level science research laboratory in Nepal.
Lauding the efforts of human resources (produced in Nepal) in international laboratories, Deuba said the government would strive to establish one such laboratory in the country.
“Whatever the Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) is doing with resources and personnel at its disposal are satisfactory. But, we have a long way to go in this regard,” Deuba said in his address at the 40th Academic Assembly of NAST in Kathmandu, today.
Deuba, who is also the Chancellor of NAST, further called on NAST to play a key role in Nepal’s holistic development through improvements in science and technology.
PM also stressed on the need for development of medicines through a research on medicinal herbs that are available in the country.