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Universities play important role in community development: PU VC
Universities play important role in community development: PU VC


LAHORE: (Friday, March 17, 2017): Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir has said that universities and societies are interconnected and universities play important role in community development. He was addressing certificate distribution ceremony of 5-day 13th National Honeybee Farming and Management Training Workshop at Department of Zoology. Dean Faculty of Life Sciences Prof Dr Naeem Khan, Chairman Dr Javed Iqbal Qazi, Chairperson Honeybee Research Farm Dr Nasreen Muzaffar, participants from all four provinces, Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu & Kashmir and many public and private sector institutions were present on the occasion.

Addressing the ceremony, Dr Zafar Mueen said that universities had important role in economic and social uplift of society. He said PU must work on improving quality of honey to enhance our exports. He said that entrepreneurship would be promoted in honeybee keeping and business schools would also participate in the next workshop. He advised the participants to transfer skills to others learnt in the workshop. Dr Nasreen Muzafar said that the business of honeybee keeping was promoting in the country and attracting good profits. She said that the workshop was regular feature of the department which had resulted in promotion of this business. Later, PU VC Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir distributed certificates among the participants.