National Centre for Physics to Be Renamed after Professor Abdus Salam

The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, has approved the renaming of Quaid-i-Azam University’s National Centre for Physics in honor of renowned Pakistani theoretical physicist, Mohammad Abdus Salam.

The National Centre for Physics (NCP) is an academic physics and mathematical sciences national research institute located in Islamabad. Established in 1999, it is one of the leading particle physics institutes in the world.

Professor Abdus Salam Center for Physics

The institute is now being renamed as the “Professor Abdus Salam Center for Physics” in honor of Dr. Abdus Salam, a major figure in the 20th-century theoretical physics. A formal summary will be put forward by the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training for further approval by the President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain.

One of Pakistan’s most brilliant scientific minds, Dr. Abdus Salam had the honor of receiving Pakistan’s first Nobel prize. He also served as the chief scientific advisor to the Government of Pakistan from 1960 to 1974, advising the country on science and atomic energy.

Some of his major contributions include the Pati–Salam model, magnetic photon, vector meson, Grand Unified Theory, work on supersymmetry and electroweak theory — for which he won the Nobel prize in 1979.

Professor Abdus Salam Fellowship

The Prime Minister has also announced a fellowship program under the name of “Professor Abdus Salam Fellowship”. The program will offer five fellowships annually to Pakistani students for PhD in Physics in reputed international universities.


  • This is Pakistan, here the authorities will reward to them who abuse Pakistan (Malala, Abdul Salam etc) but barred the ones who sincerely worked for this land.

    • dafuq are u trying to say ?!

      do you even know what Dr.Abdus Salam did ? his prime achievements ?

      i guess not … because you’re just another imbecile. no wonder people HATE pakistan .. because people like you give it a BAD BAD name .. and piss poor reputation

    • what he did ? who is great Dr Abdul Qadeer or Abdus Salam
      Abdus Salam died peacefully on 21 November 1996 at the age of 70 in Oxford, England, from progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP).
      His body was finally returned to Pakistan and kept in Darul Ziafat,
      where some 13,000 men and women visited to pay their last respects.
      Approximately 30,000 people attended his funeral prayers.i have no idea what type of award you want asim qadyani khya chatay hum muslims sab qadyanio ko apna sar pa behta la….yahaan Abdul Qadeer jaisay banday ko respect nahi milti ha jab ka Abdus salam jaisa maghrib nawaz ko nobel b milta ha nam b rakhay jatay ha….yahan malala drama ko nobel ha par edhi ka lia nobel prize nahi………………..

  • Greatly inspiring FIRST step towards a society based on equality & humanitarian well being. On wards & uphill people…. let’s MARCH.

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