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Reflections on International Conferences

science and technology in order to give the impression that rapid progress was being made. But these departments were established without carrying out feasibility studies related to industrial and economic demands. Instead of introducing these topics and fields in our university or technical institute curriculums, national resources were diverted to build infrastructure and provide administrative set-up in advanced fields of science and technology. Establishment of these central departments were not discussed by the parliament. And since no document justifying the formation of independent departments has been made public, it would seem that they were created for trans-scientific reasons to accommodate certain individuals at secretarial posts rather than for any scientific urgency.

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