A Pakistani scientist from Sargodha, namely Wasif Farooq has won the Green Talents Award. The eighth ceremony of these awards was organized in Berlin, Germany. In this competition, 750 candidates from 104 countries presented their research. Only 25 intelligent people from 16 countries were given the Green Talents Award.
Germany’s Federal Minister for Education and Research Johanna Wanka awarded the successful scientists who presented the best research projects.
Dr. Wasif Farooq from Pakistan was awarded for presenting a plan of integrating the microalgal biotechnology with fossil fuel-based power plants for better-quality CO2 capture in bio-fuel production.
The group encouraged the hard work of Wasif Farooq and said that his project would be helpful for reducing the greenhouse gasses in Pakistan.
35-year old Wasif got his Masters and Ph.D. in the subject of chemical and biomolecular engineering from Korea. He wrote many science novels, and also assisted the other writers. Presently, he is the assistant professor at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad.
Like Wasif, there are many other highly-talented people in Pakistan, who can assist our country in succeeding on almost all the surfaces.
Just recently, Karachi-based Faisal Shaukat won awards in Singapore. He is a visual artist who won the gold medal at the New York Film Festival 2016 by beating eight successful directors from across the world.