ISLAMABAD – Chairman Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR), Dr Muhammad Aslam Tahir, has been awarded Presidential Medal for Technology for achieving excellence in the field of science and technology for the year 2009 in recognition of his achievements in the field of Chemistry.

On behalf of the President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the award was given by Mir Changez Khan Jamali, Federal Minister for Science & Technology, in an esteemed ceremony organised by Ministry of Science & Technology held here on Monday.

The ceremony was attended by Rahila Shahadat Baloch, Minister of State for S&T, Akhlaq Ahmad Tarar, Secretary, S&T and members of scientific community of the country.