Ali Ahmad Khan inaugurates state-of-the art Lecture Hall at UVAS
LAHORE (21-12-17): The Managing Director Engro Foods Ltd Mr Ali Ahmad Khan inaugurates state-of-the art Lecture Hall renovated by Engro Foods at University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences UVAS Lahore here of Thursday in City Campus Lahore.
UVAS & Engro Foods have already signed an MoU for the promotion of science-based linkages between academia and industry offering mutual good to both entities and help to address challenges and create opportunities for the well-being of society. Engro Foods and UVAS agreed to further strengthen mutual beneficial relationship to provide financial and technical assistance to the talented students in terms of merit scholarship or gold medals for position holders, supporting research in dairy sector, student internships and to utilize technical capabilities in product innovation and improvement. Both the parties will also be collaborating in developing workable business model of Minimum Pasteurization Law for ensuring the safe milk and dairy products availability at households.
It is also worth mentioning that since being taken over majority share of Engro Foods by Friesland Campina, which is largest farmer owned dairy cooperative in world, Engro Foods has started paying much more attention on collaborations benefiting the dairy value chain in longer term.
Talking on the occasion, Mr Khan reiterated Engro Foods Commitment for aiding UVAS to produce professionally well trained human resource in dairy sector. UVAS Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof Masood Rabbani thanked MD Engro Foods for visiting UVAS and collaborating for uplift the dairy sector in Pakistan. Earlier Ali Khan distributed scholarship cheques among talented topper students of UVAS.