Global livestock nutrition conference begins at UVAS
Planning And Development (P&D) Board Chairman Irfan Elahi has said the government is taking initiatives to boost national economy through strengthening existing livestock’s health and productivity, milk and meat processing and marketing.
He was addressing the fourth “International Livestock Nutrition Conference” which began at the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore on Wednesday.
Elahi formally inaugurated the conference which has been arranged by the UVAS in collaboration with the Nutritionists Association of Pakistan. President Nutritionists Association of Pakistan, Dr Mussaddiq Asif and Chairman Nestle Pakistan, Syed Yawar Ali were also present.
Secretary Livestock, Dr Sajid Yousfani hoped that the conference will make fruitful recommendations for the solution of field problems.
Dr Mussaddiq and Syed Yawar Ali also spoke on the occasion. Later in three technical sessions, local and foreign experts spoke about various aspects of nutrition for efficient livestock productivity, dairy nutrition and feed resources and manufacturing technology.
Presenting the welcome address, the VC said the conference comprises eight sessions including five technical sessions on dairy nutrition, feed resources and manufacturing technology, beef nutrition, buffalo nutrition and nutrition of small ruminants.
Courtesy Business Recorder