The Nobel Laureate
condemned the recent lock out at the venue of a public symposium by the police in Lagos.
The nobel laureate
went on to say, "I don't think you will ever have fairness and justice without hearing the voices of the leaders of the people and if you keep thousands of leaders under restraint and many of them in jail, including big leaders who have led the country and formed governments in the past ...
"India has not had any Nobel Laureate
for basic research in the last 70 years.
During the conference, he also mentioned that for the first time in Pakistan's history, the Science and Technology ministry has sent invites to Nobel laureate
Malala Yousafzai, Elon Musk - Founder of electric cars manufacturing company Tesla, Bill Gates - principal founder of Microsoft and owner of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg to the Sci-tech moot.
With the Sultanate participating for the fourth consecutive year at Lindau Nobel Laureate
Meeting, TRC has once again pushed forward the importance of research, the power of knowledge and innovation for the country".
Abdulrahim Rashid al Balushi, a PhD student in Theoretical Physics at the University of Waterloo in Canada, and Dr Sausan al Riyami, a renewable energy researcher, will represent the sultanate in the Lindau Nobel Laureate
The TRC is participating in this session for the fourth year in a row, in light of the signing of academic partnership between TRC and the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate
Meetings in 2015, as well as more than 200 scientific research councils and institutes from 65 countries around the world, within the framework of TRC's efforts to build research capacity, stimulate young scientists, transfer scientific knowledge, and build research capacity for Omanis.
He then went on to discuss his book, which bears the same title as the workshop, and takes a closer look at Nobel Laureates
in Literature and their most notable works.
For audience favourite Best Documentary Feature the winner is SALAM ndash the film about the first Pakistani Nobel Laureate
," the post read.
Under a Memorandum of Understanding signed between PIEAS and the Lindau Council in June 2016, up to 10 scholars can participate each year in Lindau Nobel Laureate
This project provides a unique opportunity to talented graduates and young researchers of the country to interact with 40 to 50 Nobel Laureates
and more than 600 scientists from all over world.