PR: UVAS VC chaired meeting at BRI Pattoki to review progress of ongoing research project & International Buffalo Congress (IBC) 2019
To evaluate the outcomes of collaborative research between University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) and Buffalo Research Institute (BRI), a meeting was held at BRI, Pattoki. The meeting was in continuation of series of meetings conducted among Buffalo Breeders Association (BBA) and scientists of respective fields. The conclusions of researches conducted during 2017 were shared with BBA office holders. President BBA, Haji Saeed Hutiyana thanked all scientists for communicating research results to relevant community.
Buffalo being as a main economic pillar in Pakistan Livestock relevant economy the planning for organizing an International Buffalo Congress (IBC-2019) followed by National Buffalo Fair was also discussed during the meeting. While presiding over the review meeting, UVAS Vice-chancellor Prof Dr Talat Nasir Pasha showed his satisfaction for research progress and informed participant that nature has blessed Pakistan with best breeds of buffalo. He emphasized that it is our responsibility to introduce our genetic resources at world level in view of rising international demands of buffalo meat and milk especially for mozzarella cheese lovers.