CPRDC President, Dr. Akhter Hamid held a meeting to celebrate Pakistan’s Independence Day. CPRDC members, Brig Ikram, the Executive Director of NIH Pakistan, HE Imran Siddiqui, the Consulate General, and some prominent local members of parliament attended the event to show their support. During the meeting, CPRDC had the opportunity to discuss data standardization collaboration initiatives with Brig Ikram. Participants agreed to develop plans to work on capacity building.