The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has launched Agricultural & Textile Exhibition as part of its ongoing six-day Rabi festival that will continue till November 7. The exhibition was inaugurated by Vice Chancellor Professor Drf Iqrar Ahmad Khan who was flanked by all deans and directors. The exhibition was having more than 100 stalls that remained a center of attraction for the people who thronged here in droves to have the delight of the expo.
At the inauguration, the Vice Chancellor said that country was passing through the multiple challenges including food insecurity, water issue, unemployment and the other areas. He said that the festival was meant to provide a platform to the farmers’ community, common man, scientists, academia, industry and policy makers to sit together and to find out the way to jack up agricultural productivity. He said that academia-industry linkage would resolve the issues. He stressed upon the need for development of rural areas as the poverty alleviation was directly linked to it.
Faculty of Agriculture Dean Dr Amjad Aulakh, Dr Zahir Ahmad Khan and other notables also spoke on the occasion.
Moreover, Punjab Agriculture Secretary also addressed the farmers’ convention on Sunday at Iqbal Auditorium.
Source: Business Recorder