ISLAMABAD, Aug 31 (APP): Pakistani scientists will be able to work as researchers in any institution of China under Talented Young Scientists Programme (TYSP). Talented Young Scientist Program (TYSP) is a programme of Government of People’s Republic of China, run by China Science and Technology Exchange Center (CSTEC), a legally independent organization affiliated with the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), China.
The applicants from Pakistan can be selected to work as researcher in any institute in China preferably under Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) subject to endorsement of his/her application by Ministry of Science and Technology Pakistan (MOST). TYSP aims to support talented young scientists, scholars and researchers from Afro-Asian countries including Pakistan under the age of 45, to work in Chinese research institutes or enterprises, an official of MOST told APP. The program promotes communication with these countries through science and technology, while nurturing young science and technology leaders and foster long-term international cooperation among research, universities and enterprises in the region, he informed. Ministry of Science and Technology, China provides each selected scientist an amount of RMB: 12500 per month for accommodation, insurance and other living expenditure during the program.
Requirement for applicants and procedure of application can be reached at http://www.tysp.org/English. There is no deadline for submission of applications; the scientists can apply at any time. The application with requisite information in respect of the nominee(s) may be furnished to the Ministry of Science and Technology, Islamabad in English (in hard form), after completion of necessary formalities and due endorsement by the Competent Authority of the concerned organization.