The report also noted the failure to meet the deadline of 15 May 2014 for the implementation of the grant agreement by the French Development Agency (AFD) to provide technical assistance to the PMNH
, which prevented this programme of important resources of about 241 thousand Euros (667 thousand dinars).
During Lok Virsa\'s annual folk festival \"Lok Mela\", the PMNH
will participate by setting up a scientific stall and screening of 3D movies at their auditorium to educate masses and create awareness among them about natural wealth of Pakistan.
The exhibition will remain open at Temporary Exhibits Gallery of PMNH
for a month.
Following museum acronyms are used in the text: CAS (California Academy of Sciences, USA), FMNH (Field Museum of Natural History, USA), NHMW (Naturhistorisches Museum Wien, Austria), PMNH
(Pakistan Museum of Natural History, Pakistan), ZFMK (Zoologisches Forschungsinstitut und Museum Alexander Koenig, Germany), ZMUC (Zoological Museum of the University of Copenhagen, Denmark), UF (University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History, USA).
There was a time when only four to five hundred dolphins of this rare species left so PMNH
highlighted the issue and contacted UNESCO for funding and technical assistance to launch this project, he told reporter.
He appreciated PMNH
team for organizing such an important event to sensitize people on wildlife conservation.
An official of PMNH
told reporter there was no entry fee charged from visitors on WSD, adding that PSF through its sub-centers and Science Caravan Units also arranged different activities in other cities to mark the day in a befitting manner.
of six blocks had been allocated in the current fiscal year, Director General PMNH
Journalists from various media organizations were among the participants while experts including PMNH
Director General Dr Syed Azhar Hussain and Pakistan Science Foundation Chairman Dr Manzoor H Soomro briefed the participants about the history and functions of the Natural History Museum.
Due to measures taken by incumbent administration of PSF the total number of visitors in PMNH
has led up to 100,000 while the total income including entry fee of visitors during the last year was Rs 2200,000.
Chairman Pakistan Science Foundation Prof Dr Ashraf was told this by the PMNH
Deputy Director General Dr Rafique during a presentation to him on his first visit to the museum.
Director General Dr Syed Azhar Hasan inaugurated the workshop aimed at celebrating 2010 as International Year of Biodiversity and highlighting its significance to halt and reverse the accelerating loss of biological and genetic resources of the planet earth.