TUNIS, Dec 17 (KUNA) -- Director General of the Arab League Educational,
Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) Dr. Abdullah Mhareb called
Tuesday for paying further attention to science and scientific research in the
The Arab world does not have the proper desire to promote scientific
research and development of relevant initiatives, Mhareb said in a statement
on the occasion of the Arab Forum for Scientific Research and Sustainable
Development, due on Friday.
He regretted that Arab countries were allocating small budgets for the
scientific research, a hurdle before innovation among youth.
Mhareb called on media to highlight the importance of scientific research,
and urged scientific and research institute to encourage scientific and
industrial projects contributing to sustainable development.
He said the three-day forum aimed at creating the suitable atmosphere for
scientific research projects in universities and Arab research centers. (end)
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