KP Senior Minister to open workshop on Dairy Science Park

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PESHAWAR, Nov 13 (APP): Senior Minister Local Government and Rural Development, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inayatullah Khan will inaugurate the Third International Workshop on Dairy Science Park on Monday (Nov 16).
The assurance in this regard was given by the Senior Minister to a delegation of the Dairy Science Park comprising Prof M Subhan Qureshi, Prof Mansoor Khattak, Prof Umer Sadique and Dr Shah Murad from the Agriculture University Peshawar.
The Conference will continue for three consecutive days with an expected participation of 500+ delegates from various universities, government and development organisations, business and farming community.
Two experts from Turkey and about two dozen from Afghan Universities and Research and Development organisations have confirmed participation in the event.
The technical session of the conference will be chaired by Special Assistant to KP CM on Higher Education, Mushtaq Ghani Tuesday morning.
The Park envisions utilizing the universities as power houses for economic revival of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.The evening session will be chaired by Mohammad Asim Khan, District Nazim Peshawar.
Dairy Science Park is focusing on development and replication of self employment models using livestock resources and the local government setup will be utilized for introduction of this concept.
Similarly, Special Assistant to the Chief Minister on Law, Arif Yousaf will chair the morning session of DSP 2015 on Wednesday.He has been supportive for the legal support to the stakeholders of the Park, to protect the interests of producers, processors and consumers of livestock products.
The first technical session, title livestock development and business incubation, will be chaired by Dr Mazhar Saeed, Director General HEC P&D. Papers will be presented by Prof M Sarwar Khan, Dean FAH, and Prof Zafar Randhawa Dean FVS, University of Agriculture Faisalabad.
Chairperson Punjab Livestock and Dairy Development Board will also attend the session.Dr Arshad Hashmi will present paper on business incubation while livestock industrialization in Punjab, a success story will be presented by Dr Nasir Javid, Lead foundation Lahore.
Prof Dr Sarzamin Khan will present industrial vision of FAHVS under dairy Science Park while calf fatting in KP- experience sharing, will be presented by Dr Muhammad Islam L&DD and elite dairy and beef semen for livestock industrialization in KP and FATA will be presented by Col Dr Mehboob Butt, CEBG Okara while provincial chief SMEDA, Javed Khattak will share his experience of SME development in the province.
The three-day international conference will be comprised of inaugural session, 12 technical sessions and concluding session.
A recommendation committee comprising Dr Nazir Ahmad Khan, Dr Zahoor Ahmad, Dr Shakoor Ahmad, Dr Mobashir and Dr Hamayun will record proceedings of the presentations, discussions and will compile for approval of the relevant bodies of the Park.
The recommendations of the conference will be presented to the administration of Agriculture University Peshawar, KP government and other relevant authorities for implementation.