Pak-China to promote Chinese traditional medicine
ISLAMABAD, Nov. 27 (Gwadar Pro) – Pakistan and China will jointly promote Chinese traditional medicine, according to a meeting between Professor Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary, Coordinator General, COMSTECH and H. E. Nong Rong the Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan on Friday.
The Ambassador showed keen interest in the development and promotion of Chinese traditional medicine in Pakistan. Prof. Choudhary appreciated the idea and agreed on joint venture for the promotion and development of Chinese traditional medicine in collaboration with the Pakistani institutions.
Nong Rong congratulated Prof. Choudhary on wining Mustafa Prize, earlier this year. The Ambassador presented Prof. Choudhary the Guangxi Golden Silkball Friendship Award which was announced last year for him. This prize was awarded by the people’s government of Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region China, for his outstanding contribution to the economic and social development of Guangxi.
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary is a world renowned medicinal chemist. He has published 1,175 research papers in organic and bioorganic chemistry in international journals, 76 books and 40 chapters in books published by major US and European press. He has secured 40 US patents so far.