UVAS VC inaugurate Annual book fair
LAHORE (22-11-17): The central Library of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore UVAS arranged a two-day annual book fair 2017 in the City Campus Lahore here on Wednesday.
Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha inaugurated the book fair which will continue till Thursday while Librarian Muhammad Aslam, Prof Dr Asim Aslam, Ms Abeeda Zia and a large number of students, faculty members and book sellers attended.
Total 12 stalls were set up at the fair and book sellers and publishers displayed a variety of books including livestock, literature, IT, social science and also books stock on relevant fields of Veterinary sciences like Anatomy & Histology, Animal Nutrition, Clinical Medicine & Surgery, Dairy Technology, Public Health, Fisheries Aquaculture, Food Sciences Human Nutrition, Livestock Production, Microbiology, Parasitology, Pathology, Poultry Production, Wildlife and Ecology, Biochemistry Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Science, leather & fiber Technology, Statistics & computer Science, Environmental Science and Policy Management etc. Technical Education & Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) also set up a stall and displayed handicraft varieties.
Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha visited many stalls and talked to book sellers and students about the significance of book reading. Talking to the media, Librarian Muhammad Aslam said that book fair was aimed to provide a platform to promote book reading habit among students, researchers and teachers and it would help increase their knowledge. “The book is one of the best sources of knowledge and enlightens the minds of our younger generation,” he added.
Vice-Chancellor Dr Pasha also appreciated the efforts of all the library official staff, faculty members and students.
A large number of faculty member and students from various departments visited the book fair and showed their interest in different books. The book seller sale their books with exclusive discount prize to the students and faculty members of the UVAS.