Minister for Livestock Punjab Mian Nauman Kabir visits UVAS
LAHORE (27-06-18): The Minister for Livestock & Dairy Development Department Punjab Mian Nauman Kabir paid a visit to the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore City Campus Lahore and held a detailed meeting with Vice-Chancellor Meritorious Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha, senior faculty members and administrative officers of the university.
The minister lauded the progress made by the UVAS for the development of livestock and allied sector. He assured full support to the university in its endeavors for the benefit of poor farming community. He also sought suggestions/expert opinion for making of the road map and affective policies for the betterment of livestock sector especially for the profitability of poor farming community in Punjab. He said it is direly needed to create awareness among public and tanneries professionals before Eid-ul-Azha regarding preserving animal hides.
Earlier, the Vice-Chancellor briefed the minister on UVAS history, campuses, labs, academic, research and development projects, 24/7 clinical services, various farmers & butchers training programmes and national and international collaborations. He said that university is working very closely with the livestock and poultry industry and playing an active role for the development of livestock sector. He said that UVAS is working actively to ensure safe and quality meat reaching the consumers. He mentioned the recently established Cholistan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Bahawalpur (CUVAS) for development of livestock in south Punjab, which is the hub of livestock.
Later, UVAS organised a farewell party in the honour of former Secretary Livestock Punjab Mr Naseem Sadiq in City Campus Lahore. Senior UVAS faculty members and officials from L&DD department were present.