PARC starts Mobile Veterinary Clinic

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) has launched Mobile Veterinary Clinic to ensure livestock health. The clinic is aimed to provide treatment to livestock on doorsteps, latest information on animal health and reproduction to the livestock farmers. The launching ceremony of PARC Mobile Veterinary Clinic was held recently.

Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research (NFSandR), Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan while addressing on the inauguration ceremony said that the start of Mobile Veterinary Clinic is a highly laudable effort of PARC and number of livestock farmers will be benefitted from it. He further said that this will also improve the livestock health and overall betterment of the livestock sector will be manifested that will implant positive impacts on national economy.

Dr. Iftikar Ahmad, Chairman of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) said that there are more than 100000 buffaloes, 70000 cows and 490 poultry farms are present in the vicinity of Islamabad which will be beneficiary of PARC Mobile Veterinary Clinic. “This mobile veterinary clinic service will be extended to other parts of the country through PARC system. Pakistan is bird flu free country in the region, which became possible due to the efforts of our scientists,” he further said.


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