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Monthly Seminar held in the Department of Botany
Monthly Seminar held in the Department of Botany


The Department of Botany organized a seminar on “Smog: Nature, Origin and Impact” delivered by Professor Emeritus Dr. Syed Razi Abbas Shamsi, in AlRazi Hall at UGB on Friday, January 26, 2018. Professor Shamsi has a long-term research experience on Air Pollution in Pakistan and has completed five International projects related to Air Pollution. The Chairperson, Prof. Dr. Firdaus-e-Bareen, faculty members and a large number of students were present in the seminar.
Professor Shamsi discussed the incidence of smog in the Punjab in the past couple of years and its causes as well as impacts on life including various health hazards. The seminar was followed by an elaborate question answer session in which faculty and students actively participated.