Prime Minister of Pakistan Mr Nawaz Sharif has said that Dr Abdul Salam was a great scientist and Pakistan is proud on Dr Abdul Salam.
PM Nawaz gave this statement on the occasion of his visit of the European Centre for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva.
M Sharif was welcomed by Director General CERN Fabiola Gianotti. Uoin meeting PM Sharif Ms.Gianotti said that the Pakistani scientist Dr Abdus Salam had played a vital part in the creation of CERN.
In response to Ms. Gianottiâ€™s comments PM Sharif said:
â€œDr Abdul Salam was a great Pakistani and the nation was proud of his achievements.â€
He also praised the efforts of Pakistani scientists for their outstanding contributions.
Speaking to the Pakistani students at CERN the Prime Minister said:
â€œPakistan considers it a matter of pride for becoming an associate member of CERN last year, especially as it was the first non-European country to have achieved this milestone.â€
Remember that Pakistan became associate member of CERN on 19 December 2014.