Prof Dr Muquarrab Ahmed Qureshi from National Institute of Food and Agriculture USDA visits UVAS

Lahore, December 01, 2022 (PPI-OT):A Renowned professor of Immunology Dr Muquarrab Ahmed Qureshi member of the U.S. Senior Executive Service/Deputy Director of the Institute of Youth, Family and Community in United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) along with Former Pakistan Hockey Team Captain and Olympian Gold Medallist Prof Dr Tariq Aziz Khawaja and Former UVAS Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Nawaz visited the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore, called on Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad here on Thursday in City Campus.

Meanwhile a detailed meeting was held with senior faculty members of UVAS on latest trends of teaching, problem oriented research methods and using of modern technologies for enhancing the quality of teaching, research and extension.

Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad chaired meeting while Dr Muquarrab Ahmed Qureshi highlighted the history and objectives of extension training/outreach programme to address rural community issues by utilizing knowledge and skills. He talked on various aspects related to non-cognitive skills, hands-on training, foundation and applied science, sustainable act systems, technology transfer and relevance work related to community for their betterment etc. Dr Muquarrab acknowledged the role of UVAS for imparting latest knowledge and practical skills to students and its role for the betterment of livestock farming community especially in the flood affected areas of Pakistan to save their animals.

He also shared his past experiences with participants of meeting and success stories. Prof Dr Aneela Zameer Durrani mentioned about the 24/7 extension and civic engagement programme of UVAS. She said under this programme we involved university youth in social integrated outreach program of UVAS and completed four projects that are sustainable till now at Pattoki.

Earlier Prof Nasim Ahmad spoke about the biography of Dr Muquarrab and his vital role and contribution being a veterinarian, as a researcher as well as scientist in different national and international organizations. He also spoke about the history of UVAS, various degree programmes, research, training and services of UVAS. Later, Dr Muquarrab visited various departments of UVAS including BSL-3 Lab, Veterinary Academy, Meat Processing Unit and Pet Centre etc.

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