Encyclopedia Ecosystems of Pakistan unveiled
STAFF REPORT LHR: Launching ceremony of second volume of the Encyclopedia titled “Ecosystems of Pakistan” containing 12 volumes was held here at Armacost Building, FC College, Lahore. The ceremony was jointly arranged by Urdu Science Board and WWF-Pakistan. Vice Chancellor of University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Professor Dr Talat Nasir Pasha was the chief guest on this occasion.
Addressing the ceremony, Dr Talat Nasir Pasha stressed the importance of the book declaring the project of publishing the encyclopedia a unique work done by Urdu Science Board and WWF. He said that the scientific research published in Urdu should be admired at national level.
“The board would publish the scientific research of all national institutions in Urdu for students and general public,” said Iqbal Nabi Nadeem, Director General Urdu Science Board, on the occasion.
Rector FC College, Dr James A Tebbe, Professor Humayun Ihsan, Zahid Baig Mirza, a prominent national biologist and author of the book, Professor Dr Kousar Abdullah Malik, Chairman Biotechnology Department FC College, Prof. Dr Javed Iqbal Qazi from Department of Zoology, University of Punjab, Professor Dr Farkhanda Manzoor from Lahore College for Women University, Dr Ejaz Ahmed, Senior Director WWF-Pakistan and others also spoke on the occasion.