RAWALPINDI, Aug 3 (APP):- Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture
University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) will provide technical assistance to Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) in the area of water management, plantation and improving landscape of PSB complex.
This was decided in a meeting held Wednesday between Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination Riaz Hussain Pirzada and PMAS-AAUR Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Rai Niaz Ahmad.
It was also decided in the meeting that PMAS-AAUR and PSB will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under which the university experts will study the Sports Board area and give recommendation and guideline for the water management, plantation and landscaping of the PSB complex.
The Federal Minister while sharing his views with the VC said the government is committed to promote games and taking every possible step for the promotion of sports in the country.
He said, the sports complexes would be set up at the university level to promote and strengthen sports culture in the country.
He also acknowledged the great services of the VC regarding the advancement in the field of rainwater harvesting, drip irrigation, water management which has given a good repute to the university on national and international level.
On the occasion, Prof Dr Rai Niaz Ahmad, assured full cooperation from the University and briefed the Federal Minister about the efforts of the University in the field of Farm Water Management, landscaping and plantation.
He also highlighted the importance of drip irrigation and rainwater harvesting. The VC also recommended the mass awareness campaigns to improve the agricultural sector and solve the problems regarding water management.