Friday, May 26, 2017

IAPG-Pakistan: 1st Business Meeting - Minutes

The 1st Business Meeting of IAPG-Pakistan has been held on 15th May, 2017 at 10:00 AM in the Conference Room of the Department of Geology, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (AWKUM). 

Coordinator Mr. Muhmmad Yaseen & Co-coordinator Emad Ullah Khan, Lecturers of the Department of Geology - AWKUM chaired the meeting and welcomed the members.

The following members attended the meeting and presented their ideas about the subject "Strengthening of IAPG-Pakistan Section":

1. M. Yaseen, Lecturer.
2. Emad Ullah Khan, Lecturer.
3. Junaid Ali Shah, Research Assistant.
4. Anwer Ali, Superintendent.
5. M. Ibrahim, Field Assistant.

M. Yaseen presented the agenda of the meeting and suggested future strategies and networking of the IAPG-Pakistan section.

In the first half of the meeting, the progress of the IAPG-Pakistan section were discussed in details. 

Furthermore, M. Yaseen suggested that proposals for an international or national level conference for strengthening and widening the impact of IAPG section in Pakistan should be submitted.

Both coordinators presented a report about a field work organized recently to nearby quarry/mines named Nowshera Reef Complex, one of the best exposed reef limestone with abundant fossils. Aims of the geological field work were to collect data about this important geo-heritage site in Pakistan that suffers destructions day by day. 

The same report will be submitted as a research article and will be asked to be uploaded in IAPG blog.

Figure: participants in the 1st Business Meeting of IAPG-Pakistan to discuss about the strategy for promoting geoethics in Pakistan.

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