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Workshop on organic honey farming ends
Workshop on organic honey farming ends

LAHORE: (Tuesday, November 14, 2023): Punjab University Institute of Zoology organized closing ceremony of the 17th National Training Workshop on ‘Organic Beekeeping Practices’ here on Tuesday. On this occasion, Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood, Director Institute of Zoology Prof Dr Nabila Roohi, Director ORIC Prof Dr Shakil Ahmed, In-charge Beekeeper Research Garden Dr Abdul Majid Khan, bee farm administrators, researchers, faculty members and students were present. In his address, Dr Khalid Mahmood said that the process of learning should always be continued. He said that the workshop will help the participants to work in the practical field. He said that PU will continue to play a key-role for the welfare projects of the society despite of its limited resources. Dr Nabila thanked the VC for cooperating to organize the workshop. She said that the workshop will promote the trend of entrepreneurship. She said that the aim of organizing the workshop was to enlighten the local farmers, researchers and women with various aspects of beekeeping. Dr Shakil Ahmed hoped that the workshop would give the participants an opportunity to introduce advancement in the methods of beekeeping. He said that it is necessary to organize such activities to increase the skills of students. Dr Majid said that 31 participants including PU, University of Sialkot, Agriculture University Faisalabad and other universities participated in the 9-day workshop. Later, the students who succeeded in the competitions of various activities organized during the training workshop were given cash prizes and awarded with certificates of appreciation.