UVAS Press Release

Condolence reference for Dr Yaqoob Bhatti on 23rd

LAHORE (19-04-19): A condolence reference in memory of poultry legend the late Dr Mohammad Yaqoob Bhatti will be held at the University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences Lahore’s City Campus on April 23rd (Tuesday) at 11:00 am.
The reference participants will pray and pay homage to the legend. Dr Bhatti was sponsor and founder director of Big Bird Poultry Breeders (Pvt.) Ltd and Grand Parent Poultry (Pvt.) Ltd. He had done Ph.D in poultry husbandry. He had over 50 years experience in public and private sectors. He served the Punjab government as Secretary Livestock and Diary Development and the federal government as Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Food and Agriculture.
He was a pioneer in poultry research and development in Pakistan. He was the first chairman of the Department of Poultry Husbandry established in 1961 at West Pakistan Agriculture University (Now Agricultural University Faisalabad). He also remained Director Animal Husbandry Balochistan and established Sibi Livestock Farm. He wrote regularly in newspapers to bring awareness among the people about the important national issues.