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PU IAGS organizes seminar on kitchen gardening
PU IAGS organizes seminar on kitchen gardening

LAHORE: (Wednesday, October 4, 2017): Punjab University Institute of Agricultural Sciences (IAGS) has organized seminar on kitchen gardening and seed distribution. The aim of seminar was modern agricultural technology and practices to meet the food requirement of growing population and boost country’s economy. Punjab University Dean faculty of Life Sciences Prof Dr Muhammad Naeem Khan, Director IAGS Prof Dr Muhammad Saleem Haider, Dr Mubeen Sarwar, Dr Adnan Younis, Dr Shoaib-ur-Rehman from University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Country’s Head & Business Consultant of Agriculture Shakeel-ur-Rehman and Instructor floriculture, Directorate of floriculture Muhammad Abdul Salam Khan, faculty members and students were present.

In his address, Prof Dr Muhammad Naeem Khan said that there was a dire need to educate people about the benefits of kitchen gardening. He lauded the efforts of Dr Saleem for taking this first step and said that awareness programs should be launched in this regard. In his address, Prof Dr Muhammad Saleem Haider promised to provide his services for more seminars and workshop for benefit of students and community. He thanked all the participants and encouraged students to create awareness about kitchen gardening in their vicinity. He also announced that the vegetable seeds of next season would be grown in IAGS. Later, shields and seeds of winter crops were distributed among the guests and speakers.