The previous three-day international conference “Current Research in Chemical & Pharmaceutical Sciences”, 18-20 Jan, 2017, was organized by the Department of Chemistry in association with Department of Pharmacy. The conference was sponsored by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan, Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC, Pakistan Local Section) and NovaMed Pharma Pvt. Ltd. The conference brought together more than 200 researchers and scientists from different countries to present and discuss key learning points in the field of chemical and pharmaceutical sciences. From USA, Dr. Zahid H. Siddik (Department of Experimental Therapeutics, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA) and Dr. Zahir Shah Akhunzada (Drug Products Science and Technology (DPST), Bristol-Myers Squibb, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA), from Germany Dr. Thomas C. Nugent (Department of Life Sciences and Chemistry, Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany), and Dr. Muhammad Sharif (Leibniz-Institut für Organische Katalyse, University of Rostock, Germany), from China Dr. Zhong-Lin Lu (College of Chemistry, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China), Dr. Zhen-Feng Chen, Dr. Yan Peng, Dr. Dong Liang, and Dr. Yan-Cheng Liu (State Key Laboratory for Chemistry and Molecular Engineering of Medicinal Resources, School of Chemistry & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guangxi Normal University, China), from Malaysia Dr. Mohd Cairul Iqbal Mohd Amin (Faculty of Pharmacy, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), and from Canada Dr. Athar Ata (Department of Chemistry, College for the Environmental and Science Complex, The University of Winnipeg, University of Winnipeg, Canada) were invited speakers.