The Secretary Livestock & Dairy Development Department Punjab Mr Nadeem Irshad Kayani visited University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore`s Ravi Campus Pattoki.
Meanwhile a detailed meeting was held at seminar room in Akram Comlex Ravi Campus.
Secretary Livestock Nadeem Irshad Kayani presided over the meeting while Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Masood Rabbani, UVAS senior faculty members and officials from Livestock Department were present.
Secretary Livestock took interest in internship programme of student for their professional capacity building.
He urged to strengthen Livestock Department farms as a demonstration farms where researchers and post graduate students can get maximum knowledge and skills.
He suggested to made strong liaison with private sector for students internship regarding to theirs fields in poultry, dairy and livestock.
He said veterinarian must know about the analytical skills and report writing skills. He also sought suggestions and identifying opportunities in China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CEPC) for livestock sector.
Secretary Livestock appreciated UVAS state-of-the-art facilities, quality of education & research.
Prof Dr Masood Rabbani gave presentation about the work plan and methodology of project including livestock information management center, disease control for OIE compliance, livestock product development center, livestock entrepreneur and human resource development.
He said in future Ravi Campus Pattoki want to promote as technology based agro-livestock tourism place where professionals know how for clear misconception about poultry feed and meat, wildlife and pet breeding facilities, educational planned visit of collages & universities students and demonstrating whole process of livestock raising from crop production, feed formulation, quality testing, feeding practices, milk and meat production and value edition & processing.
He also mentioned Ravi campus state of the art facilities like Central Laboratories Complex (CLC), Ostrich Farms, Zoological Museum, wildlife cages & Fish Hatchery, civic engagement, Vaccine production unit, Milk plant, Clinics (clinical Centrum) and Foreign Faculty Hostels etc.
Later Secretary Livestock visited along with UVAS Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Masood Rabbani in various section of Prof Dr Muhammad Akram Educational Complex including its auditorium hall and library. During visit he talked to students in Library and planted a sapling infront of Akram Complex.