Karachi (APP): Sindh Transport Minister Syed Nazir Hussain Shah has said that Pakistan and China are developing a satellite to monitor the routes of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). He stated this while speaking at the inaugural session of the national conference on space science and technology on Saturday.
Shah was of the view that space technology produced massive changes in every field of life. It was contributing in many sectors, including defence, communication even medicine, he maintained. He further said that the space technology was also being used to monitor the road system and port management as well.
The ‘Fourth National Conference on Space Science and Technology’ was organised by the Institute of Space and Planetary Astrophysics (ISPA), University of Karachi. KU’s Geography Department Professor Dr Jamil Hasan Kazmi said that space science had done wonders in many sectors of life. He was of the view that Karachi had become a heat island. The difference of temperature reaches up to five degrees from Malir to Defense or Clifton.