Minister Local Government KP will inaugurate Dairy Science Park 2015

Minister Local Government and Rural Development, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will inaugurate the Third International Workshop on Dairy Science Park on 16th November, 2015. The Minister told it to a delegation of the Dairy Science Park comprising Prof. M Subhan Qureshi, Prof. Mansoor Khattak, Prof. Umer Sadique and Dr. Shah Murad from the University of Agriculture Peshawar. The Conference will continue for three days with an expected participation of 500+ delegates from various Universities, government and development organizations, business and farming community. Two experts from Turkey and about two dozen from Afghanistan Universities and Research and Development organizations have confirmed participation in the Event.

Mr. Mushtaq Ghani, Minister for Higher Education Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will chair the technical session on Tuesday morning. The Park envision to utilize the Universities as power houses for economic revival of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The evening session will be chaired by Malik Asim Khan, District Nazim Peshawar. Dairy Science Park is focusing on development and replication of self-employment models using livestock resources and the local government setup will be utilized for introduction of this concept.

Malik Asim Khan, District Nazim Peshawar meeting Dairy Science Park Delegates

Mr. Arif Yousaf, Special Assistant to the Chief Minister for Law will chair the morning session of DSP 2015 on Wednesday. He has been supportive for the legal support to the stakeholders of the Park, to protect the interests of producers, processors, and consumers of livestock products.

First technical session, title livestock development and business incubation, will be chaired by Dr. Mazhar Saeed Director General HEC P&D. Papers will be presented by Prof. M Sarwar Khan, Dean FAH, and Prof. Zafar Randhawa Dean FVS, University of Agriculture Faisalabad.

Chairperson Punjab Livestock and Dairy Development Board will attend the session. Dr. Arshad Hashmi will present paper on business incubation. Livestock industrialization in Punjab, a success story will be presented by Dr. Nasir Javid, Lead foundation Lahore. Industrial vision of FAHVS under dairy Science Park will be presented by Prof. Dr. Sarzamin Khan. Calf fatting in KP- experience sharing, will be presented by Dr Muhammad Islam L&DD. Elite dairy and beef semen for livestock industrialization in KP and FATA will be presented by Col Dr. Mehboob Butt, CEBG Okara. Mr. Javed Khattak will shares his experience of SME development in the province.

The three days international conference will comprise inaugural session, 12 technical sessions and concluding session. A recommendation committee comprising Dr. Nazir Ahmad Khan, Dr. Zahoor Ahmad, Dr. Shakoor Ahmad, Dr. Mobashir and Dr. Hamayun will record proceedings of the presentations and discussions and will compile for approval of the relevant bodies of the Park. The Recommendations will be presented to the University Administration, Provincial Government and other relevant authorities for implementation.

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Dean FAHVS/Chief Organizer DSP, UA Pesahwar
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