The Office of University Advancement and Financial Aid (OUAFA) of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore in collaboration with Mukhtar Cattle Feeds and Zubair Feed Private limited organised a one-day job fair here in the City Campus Lahore on Wednesday.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mukhtar Feeds Chaudhary Hussain Ahmad along with UVAS Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha inaugurated the job fair 2019 while Director (OUAFA) Dr Muhammad Hayat Jaspal and a large number of industry representatives, UVAS faculty members and students were present.
Speaking on the occasion, Chaudhary Hussain Ahmad said that it is a good opportunity for students to connect with the industry and find better career placements for their bright future. He said there are best international high standard practices available for enhancing skills and knowledge of students in poultry, meat and dairy industries.
He also lauded the achievements of UVAS under the great leadership. He said Job fair would be very beneficial not only for students rather also for industry representatives for seeking young energetic talent for the uplift of national economy and industries in Pakistan.
Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha said that UVAS is working closely with livestock, poultry and dairy industries to solving their issues through innovative research by utilizing their trained human resource for the uplift of allied industries.
He said UVAS students have great potential to fulfill the requirement of industry and they can play a vital role for the uplift of national economy of Pakistan by using their talent and skills in their practical life.
He said every year UVAS organised job fair for the facilitation of students to connect them with industries for finding better jobs and internships in various organisations. He also lauded the efforts OUAFA for the organizing such a mega event for the better future of UVAS students.
Chaudhary Hussain Ahmad along with Dr Talat Naseer Pasha took a round of the stalls and talked to company representatives and students.
Total 38 companies set up their stalls at the fair, displayed their products and brochures and registered university students, who are nearing graduation for jobs.
The objective of the fair was to provide an opportunity to new and graduating students and the alumni to meet the industry representatives and discuss with them about availability of various internships and career opportunities.
A large number of students from Bachelor, Master, M.Phil and Ph.D programmes of Applied Sciences, Veterinary Sciences, Business Studies and Pharmacy visited the stalls, where companies registered them for their possible induction into their organizations.