|UVAS Press Release|
UVAS VC briefed Federal Minister about services to livestock sector
LAHORE (14-09-17): The Federal Minister for Housing & Works Akram Khan Durrani along with UVAS Vice-Chancellor Meritorious Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha visited the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Ravi Campus Pattoki. During visit Federal Minister visited various departments and clinics of UVAS and he also met with UVAS various degree programme students.
The Vice-Chancellor briefed the Minister on the UVAS academic, research, extension services, clinical facilities, development projects and various training programmes. He said in collaboration/partnership with Agriculture University Peshawar, Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Sindh Agriculture University Tandojm and Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences Balochistan and the livestock and Dairy Development Department Punjab UVAS will establish ‘Livestock Technology Park’ on its Ravi Campus Pattoki for the development of ‘livestock breeding, genetics and genomics’, ‘disease control ‘livestock product development’, ‘livestock technology transfer, etc. He said that the technology park will contribute enormously to development of livestock, dairy and related sectors by addressing the issues/problems of these sectors. He said UVAS providing practical knowledge to students, faculties and professionals come from all over the Pakistan for the enhancement of clinical skills and research.
Speaking on the Occasion, Federal Minister Akram Khan Durrani lauded the role of UVAS and appreciated its clinical, extension services and research for the benefit of the poor farming community. He also expressed his desire that in future UVAS will also arrange such kind of capacity building training for KPK livestock professionals.