UVAS holds discussion on establishment of Halal Food Centre under CPEC
LAHORE (22-05-17): The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore organised a meeting on “Establishment of Halal Food Center under CPEC” on Monday.
HEC Advisor (CPEC) Lt Gen Muhammad Asghar (retd) and Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha co-chaired the meeting and sought suggestions and technical inputs from the stakeholders about the establishment of Halal Food Center. UVAS faculty members and stakeholders attended the meeting.
Lt-Gen Muhammad Asghar gave a presentation on the vision, mission and planning parameters, seven pillars of priority of CPEC, construction of an integrated transport system, energy related infrastructure, industries and industrial parks, agriculture development and poverty alleviation, tourism, cooperation in the areas concerning peoples livelihood and non-government exchange and financial cooperation, etc.
Prof Pasha gave a presentation on the proposed “Integrated Research Centre for Hilal Food Sciences, Technology and Management.” He said the centre will help exactly estimate the Pakistan halal potential, challenges and opportunities, produce skilled manpower to meet industrial requirement and needs and will also anticipate, analyze and solve decision making problems, besides conducting various training programmes.