24 March 2022. MoU Signing ceremony with Minerals Development Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The MoU was signed in the presence of Minister Minerals, Mr. Arif Ahmadzai Advisor to CM on Mines & Minerals, Mr. Hamayun Khan Secretary Minerals & Prof. Dr. Mohammad Mujahid. The MoU was signed by Dr. Abdul Mateen, Chairman Department of Materials Science & Engineering & DG Mines & Minerals Mr. Fazal Qader. The key points include joint efforts for the development of mineral sector in KP Province. PAF-IAST will operate pilot plants in the MTL Peshawar. PAF-IAST team, as a member of the KP Minerals Working Group, also collaborate in devising mineral policy 2022 & 10 years strategic action plan.