UVAS celebrates Independence Day in befitting manner
LAHORE (14-08-17): The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore celebrated 70th Independence Day in a befitting manner and organised various activities to mark the day on Monday.
The day began with Quran Khawani and special prayers in the university mosque for our martyrs and for the progress and prosperity of the country. Later a flag-hoisting ceremony was arranged. Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha (S.I) hoisted the national flag while faculty members, staff and students attended in large numbers.
Speaking on the occasion, the Vice-Chancellor congratulated the university employees and students on celebrating the Independence Day and asked them to work hard with honesty and dedication for the progress of the university and the country. He also called for abiding by the sayings of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and vision of Allam Iqbal. He said we must remember the services of our elders who had sacrificed their lives for the achievement of our motherland. He said that we are lucky that Allah Almighty has bestowed our country with four seasons and countless other blessings. He said that there are ample opportunities in livestock/agriculture sector in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and we should get maximum benefit from them.
Gun shooting, archery, national songs competitions among the university employees and students and spoon race, coloring and designs, quiz, guitar, ring and spelling bee contests were arranged among children of university employees.
In Archery contest, Teaching Staff Association (TSA) won 1st position while Officer Staff Association (OSA) and Non-Teaching Staff association (NTSA) shared the 2nd position.
In Gun Shooting contest, Non-Teaching Staff association (NTSA) won 1st position and Teaching Staff Association (TSA) 2nd position while Officer Staff Association (OSA) 3rd position. A cake-cutting ceremony was also arranged on the occasion.
Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha along with Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad distributed trophies and prizes among all the contest winners.
Similar activities of flag-hoisting ceremonies were also held on Ravi Campus Pattoki, CVAS Jhang Campus and Para-Veterinary Institute Layyah.