Bosan vis­its Umerkot PARC Arid Zone Re­search In­sti­tute


UMERKOT —Sikan­dar Hayat Khan Bosan, Fed­eral Min­is­ter for Na­tional Food Se­cu­rity and Re­search (NFS&R) vis­ited Pak­istan Agri­cul­ture Re­search Coun­cil (PARC) Arid Zone Re­search In­sti­tute (AZRI) at Umerkot to wit­ness the re­search and de­vel­op­ment ac­tiv­i­ties of the In­sti­tute in the re­gion. Fed­eral Min­is­ter dur­ing his visit in­au­gu­rated high den­sity grafted ber or­chard ir­ri­gated by drip ir­ri­ga­tion sys­tem whereas Se­na­tor Syed Muzaf­far Hus­sain Shah, Chair­man Se­nate SC for NFS&R in­au­gu­rated the PARC Biore­me­di­a­tion Sys­tem to clean city waste­water for agri­cul­ture use, said a state­ment re­ceived here on Mon­day.

The del­e­ga­tion who wit­nessed the re­search and de­vel­op­ment ac­tiv­i­ties and per­for­mance of AZRI has rec­om­mended the upgra­da­tion of AZRI as it serves the more area of range­land man­age­ment, live­stock, arid hor­ti­cul­ture, wa­ter con­ser­va­tion be­sides other agricultural re­search and de­vel­op­ment ac­tiv­i­ties. Dr. Nadeem Am­jad, Chair­man PARC while ex­press­ing his views said that government fo­cus­ing to the de­vel­op­ment of re­mote ar­eas and Umerkot is one of them. On this oc­ca­sion, he an­nounced hon­o­raria for Dr. At­taullah Khan, Di­rec­tor (AZRI) Umerkot, sci­en­tists and staff mem­bers for en­cour­age­ment and in recog­ni­tion of their per­for­mance. On this oc­ca­sion former se­nior PARC sci­en­tist Dr. Mubarik Ahmad said it’s all about the vi­sion of former Chair­man PARC Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad and lead­er­ship of Di­rec­tor of the In­sti­tute.

UMERKOT: Fed­eral Min­is­ter for NFS&R Sikan­dar Hayat Khan Bosan vis­it­ing AZRI to wit­ness R&D ac­tiv­i­ties of the in­sti­tute.

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