Bosan lauds NSTHRI sci­en­tists’ ser­vices

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THATTA— Pak­istan Agri­cul­tural Re­search Coun­cil ( PARC)’ s Na­tional Su­gar and Trop­i­cal Hor­ti­cul­ture Re­search In­sti­tute ( NSTHRI) Thatta cel­e­brat­ing Sil­ver Ju­bilee on com­ple­tion of 25 years of re­search at the In­sti­tute. Pri­vate Sec­tor agri­cul­tural ser­vices provider in the area par­tic­u­larly En­gro Fer­til­izer Co. Lim­ited also joined the event. On this oc­ca­sion, the NSTHRI dis­played their re­search ac­tiv­i­ties and achieve­ments for the ben­e­fit of var­i­ous stake­hold­ers as well as farm­ers of the area.

While ad­dress­ing at open­ing cer­e­mony of the Sil­ver Ju­bilee cel­e­bra­tion, Fed­eral Min­is­ter for Na­tional Food Se­cu­rity and Re­search ( NFS& R) Sikan­dar Hayat Khan Bosan ap­pre­ci­ated the ef­forts of NSTHRI sci­en­tists and staff for con­duct­ing in­no­va­tive re­search. He urged the pri­vate sec­tor to come for­ward to join hands with Govern­ment in­sti­tu­tions fi­nan­cially for ex­pe­dit­ing their agri­cul­tural re­search and de­vel­op­ment ac­tiv­i­ties for the pro­mo­tion of agri­cul­ture sec­tor in the coun­try. He said that the mu­tual col­lab­o­ra­tion among pub­lic and pri­vate sec­tor in dif­fer­ent ar­eas of re­search will lead us to­wards pro­gres­sion.

Dr. Nadeem Am­jad, Chair­man PARC in his wel­come ad­dress in­formed said that the NSTHRI Thatta is striv­ing for keep­ing pace with con­tem­po­rary trends in re­search and de­vel­op­ment.

THATTA: Sikan­dar Hayat Khan Bosan, Fed­eral Min­is­ter for Na­tional Food Se­cu­rity and Re­search Dr. Nadeem Am­jad, Chair­man PARC, Dr. Ah­mad Bakhsh Ma­har, mem­ber ( PSD), Dr. Ab­dul Fatah Soomro, Direc­tor NSTHRI Thatta and other sci­en­tists are wit­ness­ing the new sug­ar­cane va­ri­eties on the oc­ca­sion of Sil­ver Ju­bilee Cel­e­bra­tions of NSTHRI.

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