KARACHI (Web Desk) –The United Nations has appointed Prof. Atta-Ur-Rahman, former federal minister for Science and Technology, as the Chairman of a UN Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI).

Famous scientist Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman has served as the Chairman of the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and as the former federal minister for science and technology.

Now, the professor has been bestowed upon another responsibility by the United Nations of heading the committee on Scie­nce, Technology and Innovation.

Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman studied Chemistry from the University of Karachi and went on to get a PhD and then a Science Degree in organic chemistry from Cambridge.

Honored with all four Pakistani civil awards including Hilal-i-Imtiaz, Nishan-e-Imtiaz, Sitara-i-Imtiaz and Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, Rahman is one of the best scientific minds of this country and has 900 important publications in the field of Organic Chemistry and 28 patents.