Events at UAF

University of Agriculture, Faisalabad in collaboration with Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) would hold series of events in connection with world space week on October 5-7, 2015..

University of Agriculture, Faisalabad in collaboration with Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) would hold series of events in connection with world space week on October 5-7, 2015...
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Three-day Indigenous On-campus Training (IOT) at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad has concluded.

Three-day Indigenous On-campus Training (IOT) at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad has concluded. ..
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad and multinational company Sumitomo are collaboration to introduce a new product for dengue control in order to prevent the rearing of dengue larvae at stagnant water.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad and multinational company Sumitomo are collaboration to introduce a new product for dengue control in order to prevent the rearing of dengue larvae at stagnant water. ..
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has extended the date for submission of proper application form(s) for admission

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has extended the date for submission of proper application form(s) for admission to undergraduates courses, Intermediate (Pre-Agriculture), Associate degree program upto August 27, 2015 ..
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Muhammad Ali Qamar and Ehtisham Akbar have won English and Urdu in-house speech competition respectively at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad

Muhammad Ali Qamar and Ehtisham Akbar have won English and Urdu in-house speech competition respectively at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Wednesday arranged 4th entry test for the under-graduate programmes academic year 2015-16 in which more than 5500 students appeared

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Wednesday arranged 4th entry test for the under-graduate programmes academic year 2015-16 in which more than 5500 students appeared...
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Pakistan forests were decreasing with the passage of time, causing different environmental and climate issues. The forest net in the country was only 3.5 percent which is far below the international standards...

Pakistan forests were decreasing with the passage of time, causing different environmental and climate issues. The forest net in the country was only 3.5 percent which is far below the international standards.It was echoed by the participants of National Tree Plantation Day at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad...
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Ambassador of Republic of Korea to Pakistan Dr Song Jong-hwan has called for further cementing agricultural, trade and academia ties between both countries in order to create new business and investment environment and to get benefit from each other experiences...

Ambassador of Republic of Korea to Pakistan Dr Song Jong-hwan has called for further cementing agricultural, trade and academia ties between both countries in order to create new business and investment environment and to get benefit from each other experiences...
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Like other parts of the country, Independence Day on Friday was celebrated at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad with traditional zeal and enthusiasm....

Like other parts of the country, Independence Day on Friday was celebrated at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad with traditional zeal and enthusiasm......
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad is holding entry test for the under-graduate programmes academic year 2015-16 on Wednesday August 19....

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad is holding entry test for the under-graduate programmes academic year 2015-16 on Wednesday August 19.....
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The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad and Seed Association of Pakistan pledge to hold Pakistan Seed Congress at UAF shortly to deliberate on Modern Seed Act, seed regulations, seed policy, seed storage and handling issues among the researchers and stakeholders. ...

The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad and Seed Association of Pakistan pledge to hold Pakistan Seed Congress at UAF shortly to deliberate on Modern Seed Act, seed regulations, seed policy, seed storage and handling issues among the researchers and stakeholders.....
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Punjab Agriculture Minister Farrukh Javed on Wednesday called for joint efforts on the part of scientists, stakeholders, extension workers and the government in order to address the problems of farming community. ...

Punjab Agriculture Minister Farrukh Javed on Wednesday called for joint efforts on the part of scientists, stakeholders, extension workers and the government in order to address the problems of farming community. ....
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Depression and anxiety has become more common in the society, hampering the people to perform their duties with dedication, said renowned US Psychologist Saima Sandhu...

Depression and anxiety has become more common in the society, hampering the people to perform their duties with dedication, said renowned US Psychologist Saima Sandhu. ....
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Experts at an anti-dengue awareness seminar on Thursday said the climate change was providing suitable environment for breeding of dengue larva in the region and warned that by the end of century, the world temperature would rise 1 to 3 degree that can affect half of world population..

Experts at an anti-dengue awareness seminar on Thursday said the climate change was providing suitable environment for breeding of dengue larva in the region and warned that by the end of century, the world temperature would rise 1 to 3 degree that can affect half of world population....
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The South China University of Technology (SCUT) China and the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) on Tuesday inked a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in the areas of academia and research to get benefit from each other experiences.

The South China University of Technology (SCUT) China and the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) on Tuesday inked a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in the areas of academia and research to get benefit from each other experiences....
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University of Agriculture Faisalabad's run Laboratory High Girls School secured two positions in the matriculation board results.

University of Agriculture Faisalabad's run Laboratory High Girls School secured two positions in the matriculation board results.....
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Renowned US Psychologist Dr Saima Sandhu will address gathering at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Monday August 3

Renowned US Psychologist Dr Saima Sandhu will address gathering at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Monday August 3 Renowned US Psychologist Dr Saima Sandhu will address gathering at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Monday August 3 about the miracle solutions to different issues including depression, anxiety, family problems, social and behavioral issues, anger and crisis management....
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As many as 12,000 students appeared in the University of Agriculture Faisalabad's third admission test for under-graduate programmes academic year 2015-16 against 3,000 seats

As many as 12,000 students appeared in the University of Agriculture Faisalabad's third admission test for under-graduate programmes academic year 2015-16 against 3,000 seats....
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The sports culture among the youth is showing declining trend that demands stepped-up efforts to promote healthy activities, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan.

The sports culture among the youth is showing declining trend that demands stepped-up efforts to promote healthy activities, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan....
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Last date of registration to appear in the third admission test for University of Agriculture Faisalabad under-graduate programmes academic year 2015-16

Today (July 10) Friday is last date of registration to appear in the third admission test for University of Agriculture Faisalabad under-graduate programmes academic year 2015-16 to  be held on July 26....
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ICT Workshop for enhancing Agriculture Value Chains in Pakistan

Agricultural experts at a workshop stressed the need to promote and adopt the information and communication technology (ICT) for raising awareness among farmers in order to ensure the food security in the country....
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad Syndicate has approved budget estimates worth Rs 5,069.115 million for the financial year 2015-16.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad Syndicate has approved budget estimates worth Rs 5,069.115 million for the financial year 2015-16....
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad's Endowment Fund Board of Directors meeting approved the soft loan for the employees and construction of executive hostel at the campus in order to facilitate the campus community

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad's Endowment Fund Board of Directors meeting approved the soft loan for the employees and construction of executive hostel at the campus in order to facilitate the campus community....
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Professional Education Foundation (PEF) has provided scholarship for 18 students of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad  for the academic year 2014- 15

Professional Education Foundation (PEF) has provided scholarship for 18 students of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad  for the academic year 2014- 15....
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UAF lays foundation of church on campus

University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr  Iqrar Ahmad Khan while laying the foundation stone of Church at the UAF called for promoting inter-faith harmony. ....
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has become Champion of the All Pakistan Inter-varsity Rovering Championship 2014-15 for the ninth time out of total ten times

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has become Champion of the All Pakistan Inter-varsity Rovering Championship 2014-15 for the ninth time out of total ten times. This year, teams from 17 universities across the country participated.  In the championship, BZU....
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As many as 12 Afghan national students of the  University of Agriculture Faisalabad  got scholarships under the Prime Minister Scheme of Scholarship for the academic year 2014- 15.

As many as 12 Afghan national students of the  University of Agriculture Faisalabad  got scholarships under the Prime Minister Scheme of Scholarship for the academic year 2014- 15....
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Women teaching faculty of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) will also be sent at the University of California , Davis, USA for the training/ higher studies

Women teaching faculty of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) will also be sent at the University of California , Davis, USA for the training/ higher studies in order to enhance their capabilities at par with international standards under the Centre for Advanced Studies ( Agriculture and Food Security ) Capacity Building Programm...
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USAID Provincial Director, Punjab, Dr. Miles Toder and Maggie Schoch, Deputy Mission Director for Punjab, Pakistan visited U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Agriculture and Food Security at University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) and met with UAF Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Iqrar Ahmad

USAID Provincial Director, Punjab, Dr. Miles Toder and Maggie Schoch, Deputy Mission Director for Punjab, Pakistan visited U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Agriculture and Food Security at University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) and met with UAF Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Iqrar Ahmad...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has set up 36 residential units for the teaching and supporting staff at its Post Graduate Agriculture Research Station (PARS) situated at Jhang Road in order to provide them modern accommodation facilities at their workplace

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has set up 36 residential units for the teaching and supporting staff at its Post Graduate Agriculture Research Station (PARS) situated at Jhang Road in order to provide them modern accommodation facilities at their workplace....
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The Entomology Department celebrates French Highest Civil Award conferred upon Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Vice Chancellor, UAF for his tremendous services for Education and Research

The Entomology Department celebrates French Highest Civil Award conferred upon Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Vice Chancellor, UAF for his tremendous services for Education and Research....
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Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industries (FPCCI) President Mian Muhammad Adrees on Thursday called for cementing academia-industry ties to address the problems of industry and business community in a bid to flourish the economy

Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industries (FPCCI) President Mian Muhammad Adrees on Thursday called for cementing academia-industry ties to address the problems of industry and business community in a bid to flourish the economy that will help reduce the unemployment and poverty....
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Good tarbiat ( upbringing) of the students, self accountability, sense of responsibility and Tawakal on Allah are prerequisite to fight corruption which has taken root in our society

Good tarbiat ( upbringing) of the students, self accountability, sense of responsibility and Tawakal on Allah are prerequisite to fight corruption which has taken root in our society. This was stated by Renowned Educationist Qasim Ali Shah at the capacity building seminar arranged by Office of Senior Tutor,....
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As many as 121 postgraduate and 25 undergraduate deserving and talented students of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad got scholarships under the Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) for the academic year 2014- 15

As many as 121 postgraduate and 25 undergraduate deserving and talented students of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad got scholarships under the Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) for the academic year 2014- 15,....
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Women sports gala organized by Office of Chief Hall Warden, the University of Agriculture Faisalabad

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad will establish state-of-the-art gymnasium and swimming pool for the women in order to provide them modern facilities, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan. He was addressing at the prize distribution ceremony of the women sports gala organized by Office of Chief Hall Warden,....
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French Ambassador Martine Dorance visited the University of Agriculture Faisalabad. She decorated UAF Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Iqrar Ahmad Khan with the French Civil Award - Les Palmes Academiques - in recognition of his tremendous services for education and research on behalf of the French government.

French Ambassador Martine Dorance visited the University of Agriculture Faisalabad. She decorated UAF Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Iqrar Ahmad Khan with the French Civil Award - Les Palmes Academiques - in recognition of his tremendous services for education and research on behalf of the French government....
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Australia is eager to help Pakistani farmers raise their income and create new employment opportunities through value chain improvement and transfer of Australian knowledge and expertise to key sectors of Pakistan .

Australia is eager to help Pakistani farmers raise their income and create new employment opportunities through value chain improvement and transfer of Australian knowledge and expertise to key sectors of Pakistan agribusiness aiming at increasing the profitability, poverty alleviation through collaborative research and development programs....
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A state-of-the-art Information and Communication Centre and Digital Library with the cost of Rs 1350 million will be set up at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad.

A state-of-the-art Information and Communication Centre and Digital Library with the cost of Rs 1350 million will be set up at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad to provide modern facilities and strengthening information dissemination system with the innovative tools, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan...
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Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of Girl’s Hostel and Punjab Bioenergy Institute by Chief Minister Punjab Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif at UAF.

Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of Girl’s Hostel and Punjab Bioenergy Institute by Chief Minister Punjab Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif at UAF...
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59th Alumni Meet of University of Agriculture Faisalabad 2015..

59th Alumni Meet of University of Agriculture Faisalabad 2015...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad is holding 59th Alumni Meeting from Saturday today (April 25 ) in which scientists from India, Australia, US, UK and other parts of the world will take part.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad is holding 59th Alumni Meeting from Saturday today (April 25 ) in which scientists from India, Australia, US, UK and other parts of the world will take part...
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Afghan Ambassador Janan Mosazai on Thursday said that Afghanistan will replicate the model of University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) there to boost the agricultural sector and to promote agricultural education.

Afghan Ambassador Janan Mosazai on Thursday said that Afghanistan will replicate the model of University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) there to boost the agricultural sector and to promote agricultural education...
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Humans are deteriorating the  environment from its own  hands in term of irrational usage of natural resources, deforestation and pollution, resulting in changing climate that have pushed the world  into many disasters.

Humans are deteriorating the environment from its own hands in term of irrational usage of natural resources, deforestation and pollution, resulting in changing climate that have pushed the world into many disasters...
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The active participation and empowerment of  women in socio-economic activities will usher in a new era of development and prosperity and help alleviate poverty to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.

The active participation and empowerment of women in socio-economic activities will usher in a new era of development and prosperity and help alleviate poverty to achieve the Millennium Development Goals...
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Experts on Monday warned that climate changes may turn parts of the world into desert, flooding, drought and death on an unprecedented scale in the decades to come if effective mitigation and adaptation efforts are not undertaken with immediate effect.

Experts on Monday warned that climate changes may turn parts of the world into desert, flooding, drought and death on an unprecedented scale in the decades to come if effective mitigation and adaptation efforts are not undertaken with immediate effect...
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Experts at an ongoing eight-day International Center for Development and Decent Work (ICDD) PhD Workshop 2015 on Saturday called for improving economic activities coupled with basic needs of life in rural areas as 78 percent of the poor people worldwide are living in countryside.

Experts at an ongoing eight-day International Center for Development and Decent Work (ICDD) PhD Workshop 2015 on Saturday called for improving economic activities coupled with basic needs of life in rural areas as 78 percent of the poor people worldwide are living in countryside...
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Natural disaster, land degradation, water and changing climate issue, low productivity and  new diseases are aggravating the issue of the food insecurity.

Natural disaster, land degradation, water and changing climate issue, low productivity and new diseases are aggravating the issue of the food insecurity...
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Speaker at international workshop on Thursday called for collaborated efforts to end poverty and hunger, saying that as many as 805 million people are facing chronically hunger worldwide where 1.2 billion people are living in the extreme poverty.

Speaker at international workshop on Thursday called for collaborated efforts to end poverty and hunger, saying that as many as 805 million people are facing chronically hunger worldwide where 1.2 billion people are living in the extreme poverty...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad organized women cycling championship under its ongoing inter-hostels female sports gala.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad organized women cycling championship under its ongoing inter-hostels female sports gala...
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The knowledge based economy, which is based upon researches with the special focus on poverty and hunger alleviation; and problems solving of common man, is imperative to achieve the Millennium Development Goal and to address the problems of poor people especially in the third world countries.

The knowledge based economy, which is based upon researches with the special focus on poverty and hunger alleviation; and problems solving of common man, is imperative to achieve the Millennium Development Goal and to address the problems of poor people especially in the third world countries...
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Renowned religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jamil on Tuesday stressed upon the nation to promote truthfulness and honesty and to learn Quran and Sunnah in order to get Falah at the Day of Judgment and in the world also.

Renowned religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jamil on Tuesday stressed upon the nation to promote truthfulness and honesty and to learn Quran and Sunnah in order to get Falah at the Day of Judgment and in the world also...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Monday opened a three-day inter-hostels sports gala for women.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Monday opened a three-day inter-hostels sports gala for women...
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Renowned  Islamic scholar Maulana Tariq Jamil will address the students and the public at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad today (April 14, 2015) about the Islam

Renowned Islamic scholar Maulana Tariq Jamil will address the students and the public at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad today (April 14, 2015) about the Islam...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad’s 7th five-day Indigenous On-campus Training on Saturday concluded.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad’s 7th five-day Indigenous On-campus Training on Saturday concluded...
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Well trained and qualified teachers are imperative for the development of any nation as they are the persons who give the right way and direction to the people to move ahead.

Well trained and qualified teachers are imperative for the development of any nation as they are the persons who give the right way and direction to the people to move ahead...
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The oath taking ceremony of the newly elected Academic Staff Association (ASA)’s body, University of Agriculture Faisalabad will be held today (Thursday) at the New Senate Hall. UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan will administer the oath  from the newly elected body.

The oath taking ceremony of the newly elected Academic Staff Association (ASA)’s body, University of Agriculture Faisalabad will be held today (Thursday) at the New Senate Hall. UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan will administer the oath from the newly elected body...
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Pakistan has the highest rate of breast cancer in Asia Pacific  as 1 out of 9 female in the country is at risk of the disease, killing 40,000 women every year.

Pakistan has the highest rate of breast cancer in Asia Pacific as 1 out of 9 female in the country is at risk of the disease, killing 40,000 women every year...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad is holding the entry test for the under-graduate programme for the academic year 2015-16 today (Sunday) at 10:30 am under new admission policy.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad is holding the entry test for the under-graduate programme for the academic year 2015-16 today (Sunday) at 10:30 am under new admission policy...
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The Lyallpur Art and Literature Festival staged at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad has concluded.

The Lyallpur Art and Literature Festival staged at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad has concluded. The prize distribution ceremony was chaired by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Friday remained a hub of literature and art activities under its 3rd Lyallpur Art and Literature Festival which  brought a variety of colorful programmes and contests.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Friday remained a hub of literature and art activities under its 3rd Lyallpur Art and Literature Festival which brought a variety of colorful programmes and contests. The universities students from four corners of the country participated...
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Actress, film director and producer Samina Peerzada on Thursday said that giving happiness to people and developing humbleness in personalities were the most important at the time when intolerance, tensions, financial issues and anxiety prevail in the society.

Actress, film director and producer Samina Peerzada on Thursday said that giving happiness to people and developing humbleness in personalities were the most important at the time when intolerance, tensions, financial issues and anxiety prevail in the society...
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The skills in short and long-term sustainable national and foreign policies should be imparted in the university students as they are the future leaders, said UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan.

The skills in short and long-term sustainable national and foreign policies should be imparted in the university students as they are the future leaders, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan...
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The Model United Nations; and Parliamentary Contests were opened under the ongoing Lyallpur Arts and Literature Festival at the UAF in which different issues of the globe and the country came under discussion by the students.

The Model United Nations; and Parliamentary Contests were opened under the ongoing Lyallpur Arts and Literature Festival at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) in which different issues of the globe and the country came under discussion by the students...
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A delegation of 42th Common Training Course , Civil Services Academy, Lahore visited the University of Agriculture Faisalabad. The team headed by Additional Director Civil Secretariat Khalid Javed called on UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan at syndicate room.

A delegation of 42th Common Training Course , Civil Services Academy, Lahore visited the University of Agriculture Faisalabad. The team headed by Additional Director Civil Secretariat Khalid Javed called on UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan at syndicate room...
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Parents and teaching community should come forward to illuminate the hearts of youth with our enriched literature, values and traditions, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan.

Parents and teaching community should come forward to illuminate the hearts of youth with our enriched literature, values and traditions, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Monday staged five-day 3rdLyallpur Art and Literature Festival, bringing a variety of colorful art and literary activities in which students from 26 universities are taking part.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Monday staged five-day 3rd Lyallpur Art and Literature Festival, bringing a variety of colorful art and literary activities in which students from 26 universities are taking part...
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Child malnutrition is the serious threat for the country, responsible for half of total deaths in children under-five-year-old.

Child malnutrition is the serious threat for the country, responsible for half of total deaths in children under-five-year-old. This was stated by the speakers at 2-day International Workshop on Biofortification of staple crops: a solution to combat malnutrition organized by the Department of Agronomy University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Monday...
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Punjab Agriculture Minister Dr Farrukh Javed said that the agriculture sector was facing different challenges including water scarcity, climate changes and crippling energy crisis in which academia, and researchers should come up with solutions to overcome the challenges.

Punjab Agriculture Minister Dr Farrukh Javed said that the agriculture sector was facing different challenges including water scarcity, climate changes and crippling energy crisis in which academia, and researchers should come up with solutions to overcome the challenges...
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A state-of-the-art Horse Riding Club and Tent Pegging Stadium will be established at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF).

A state-of-the-art Horse Riding Club and Tent Pegging Stadium will be established at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF)...
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The 22nd Convocation of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad will be held on today (Thursday) at 10:00 am at D-Ground of the University.

The 22nd Convocation of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad will be held on today (Thursday) at 10:00 am at D-Ground of the University...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Wednesday opened a three-day flower exhibition at its Faculty of Agriculture that attracted scores of flower lovers.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Wednesday opened a three-day flower exhibition at its Faculty of Agriculture that attracted scores of flower lovers...
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Gender mainstreaming is essential to make the progress and to compete with the rest of the world, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan.

Gender mainstreaming is essential to make the progress and to compete with the rest of the world, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad is kicking off three-day flower exhibition from today ( Wednesday) in which spring flowers will be displayed at the Faculty of Agriculture. The students of the UAF and the other organizations will arrange the flowers. The event is likely to attract a large gathering of flower lovers.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad is kicking off three-day flower exhibition from today ( Wednesday) in which spring flowers will be displayed at the Faculty of Agriculture. The students of the UAF and the other organizations will arrange the flowers. The event is likely to attract a large gathering of flower lovers...
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University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan on Tuesday called for promoting book reading habit that will foster the culture of harmony, love and tolerance in the society.

University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan on Tuesday called for promoting book reading habit that will foster the culture of harmony, love and tolerance in the society...
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The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad is holding five-day Book Fair from March 24 and 22nd Convocation 2015 on March 26.

The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad is holding five-day Book Fair from March 24 and 22nd Convocation 2015 on March 26...
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Timely sowing of crops, adoption of  best varieties, balanced usage of fertilizer, soil analysis and following the recommendation of  agricultural experts are imperative to increase the agricultural yield and to ensure the food security.

Timely sowing of crops, adoption of best varieties, balanced usage of fertilizer, soil analysis and following the recommendation of agricultural experts are imperative to increase the agricultural yield and to ensure the food security...
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Chairman Higher Education Commission Prof Dr Mukhtar Ahmad on Saturday said that Universities are mandated  for building communities through transferring their technologies among the people and providing recommendations to policy makers as think-tank to address the issue of common man.

Chairman Higher Education Commission Prof Dr Mukhtar Ahmad on Saturday said that Universities are mandated for building communities through transferring their technologies among the people and providing recommendations to policy makers as think-tank to address the issue of common man...
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In the milking competition staged at University of Agriculture Faisalabad as part of ongoing Spring festival, Basharat’s cow clinched the first position in the crossbred category with 48 litre per day. Whereas, Ali Zain cow got the second position with 42 litre.

In the milking competition staged at University of Agriculture Faisalabad as part of ongoing Spring festival, Basharat’s cow clinched the first position in the crossbred category with 48 litre per day. Whereas, Ali Zain cow got the second position with 42 litre...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad remained a centre for attraction for tent pegging lovers on Friday as it was opened under UAF ongoing six-day Spring Festival that will continue till March 23.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad remained a centre for attraction for tent pegging lovers on Friday as it was opened under UAF ongoing six-day Spring Festival that will continue till March 23...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad will open tent pegging today ( Friday) and Agricultural Exhibition tomorrow (Saturday) under its ongoing  Spring Festival that will continue till March 23.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad will open tent pegging today ( Friday) and Agricultural Exhibition tomorrow (Saturday) under its ongoing Spring Festival that will continue till March 23...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has staged a six-day Spring Festival from March 18  to March 23, 2015

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has staged a six-day Spring Festival from March 18 to March 23, 2015. ..
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Speaker at a workshop called for creating awareness  among the masses about the population control as the country has become sixth populous countries which was at ninth number in 1980s.

Speaker at a workshop called for creating awareness among the masses about the population control as the country has become sixth populous countries which was at ninth number in 1980s...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad is holding the six-day Spring Festival from March 18 (today) to March 23, 2015.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad is holding the six-day Spring Festival from March 18 (today) to March 23, 2015...
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Korean Ambassador in Pakistan Dr Song Jong Hwan, on Friday said that Korean organizations are bringing Korean agricultural crops and technology in Pakistan aiming at to make analysis of the cropping, harvesting and handling techniques to explore new joint ventures and opportunities of boosting mutual ties

Korean Ambassador in Pakistan Dr Song Jong Hwan, on Friday said that Korean organizations are bringing Korean agricultural crops and technology in Pakistan aiming at to make analysis of the cropping, harvesting and handling techniques to explore new joint ventures and opportunities of boosting mutual ties...
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The Punjab Government has launched ever-first women rescue helpline 1213 in Faisalabad for combating violence against women, said MPA Najma Afzal.

The Punjab Government has launched ever-first women rescue helpline 1213 in Faisalabad for combating violence against women, said MPA Najma Afzal...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) has set up a farmer facilitation centre under which a helpline 080054726 and a website kissandost.pk have been launched in collaboration with National ICT R&D Fund.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) has set up a farmer facilitation centre under which a helpline 080054726 and a website kissandost.pk have been launched in collaboration with National ICT R&D Fund...
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Sports gala was arranged on the third day of ongoing women week arranged at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad.

Sports gala was arranged on the third day of ongoing women week arranged at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad...
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Women play a pivotal role in the development of a society who remain busy in performing domestic and economic activities from dawn to dusk, said Prof Dr Bashir Ahmad, Director,  Centre for Advanced Studies in Agriculture and Food Security and former Vice Chancellor,  University of Agriculture Faisalabad.

Women play a pivotal role in the development of a society who remain busy in performing domestic and economic activities from dawn to dusk, said Prof Dr Bashir Ahmad, Director, Centre for Advanced Studies in Agriculture and Food Security and former Vice Chancellor, University of Agriculture Faisalabad...
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Speakers of a stakeholders’ consultative conference on “setting research agenda for precision agriculture” here at New Syndicate Hall of the UAF urged the government for waiving off the GST and Income tax on all agricultural inputs and agri machinery to enable the farmers, researchers and the sector compete with rest of the world and make the rural development and the economy to grow.

Speakers of a stakeholders’ consultative conference on “setting research agenda for precision agriculture” here at New Syndicate Hall of the UAF urged the government for waiving off the GST and Income tax on all agricultural inputs and agri machinery to enable the farmers, researchers and the sector compete with rest of the world and make the rural development and the economy to grow...
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Romanian Ambassador, Emilian Ion, has stressed upon the need to strengthen bilateral relations in the field of agriculture and education to get benefit from each other expertise.

Romanian Ambassador, Emilian Ion, has stressed upon the need to strengthen bilateral relations in the field of agriculture and education to get benefit from each other expertise...
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Deforestation, floods, climate changes, water scarcity and lack of early warning system are posing a serious threat of food insecurity that needs attention of researchers, policy makers and industry .

Deforestation, floods, climate changes, water scarcity and lack of early warning system are posing a serious threat of food insecurity that needs attention of researchers, policy makers and industry...
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Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Vice Chancellor, UAF, in addition to his duties as the UAF Vice Chancellor, has been assigned additional charge of Vice Chancellor Office, Muhammad  Nawaz  Shareef University of Agriculture (MNSUA), Multan.

Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Vice Chancellor, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, in addition to his duties as the UAF Vice Chancellor, has been assigned additional charge of Vice Chancellor Office, Muhammad Nawaz Shareef University of Agriculture (MNSUA), Multan...
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First Confucius Institute (the Chinese Language Centre) in the Punjab province, established at University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, has been formally launched.

First Confucius Institute (the Chinese Language Centre) in the Punjab province, established at University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, has been formally launched...
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The UAF Academic Council has approved a new undergraduate admission policy under which students of Grade 12 would be admitted provisionally in the first degree Programmes including BS, BSc, BBA on the weightage of matriculation

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad Academic Council has approved a new undergraduate admission policy under which students of Grade 12 would be admitted provisionally in the first degree Programmes including BS, BSc, BBA on the weightage of matriculation, first year score and entry test results before the announcement of intermediate final results. The entry test is likely to be held by the end of next month whereas the classes will commence in September...
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Punjab Agriculture Minister Dr Farrukh Javed on Friday said massive migration of rural population towards cities is a real challenge that is not only affecting the agricultural production but also aggravating the urban problems and causing slums.

Punjab Agriculture Minister Dr Farrukh Javed on Friday said massive migration of rural population towards cities is a real challenge that is not only affecting the agricultural production but also aggravating the urban problems and causing slums...
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Faisalabad has won the crown of Second Lyallpur National Tchoukball Championship for Women held at Sports Complex, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.

Faisalabad has won the crown of Second Lyallpur National Tchoukball Championship for Women held at Sports Complex, UAF, FSD. Faisalabad defeated Dera Ghazi Khan’s team by 22-21. Whereas, Lahore stood third by winning against Hyderabad with 24-16 points...
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The (UAF) will set up Depalpur at Okara Sub-campus which will be completed by 2017. The Punjab Government has provided 77 acres to the UAF and allocated Rs 500 million for the project whereas the rest of development funds will be provided by the Higher Education Commission. 

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) will set up Depalpur at Okara Sub-campus which will be completed by 2017. The Punjab Government has provided 77 acres to the UAF and allocated Rs 500 million for the project whereas the rest of development funds will be provided by the Higher Education Commission...
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Afghan Counselor Naqibullah Ibrahimi on Saturday said Pakistan and Afghanistan are enjoying good relations based on brotherhood, religion and similarities in culture that will be further strengthened to get benefit from each other and to fight common challenges.

Afghan Counselor Naqibullah Ibrahimi on Saturday said Pakistan and Afghanistan are enjoying good relations based on brotherhood, religion and similarities in culture that will be further strengthened to get benefit from each other and to fight common challenges...
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Strong academia-industry linkages, knowledge based economy and innovative thinking are imperative to address the issues of industry, common man,  farmers and other stakeholders for making development and poverty alleviation.

Strong academia-industry linkages, knowledge based economy and innovative thinking are imperative to address the issues of industry, common man, farmers and other stakeholders for making development and poverty alleviation...
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The launching ceremony of national Mega Innovation and Entrepreneurship Event titled “DICE 2015” will be held at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) on Jan  29 at 11 am.

The launching ceremony of national Mega Innovation and Entrepreneurship Event titled “DICE 2015” will be held at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) on Jan 29 at 11 am...
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Second Lyallpur National Tchoukball Championship for Women will commence on Feb 2 at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad(UAF) in which more than ten teams from the Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh will participate.

Second Lyallpur National Tchoukball Championship for Women will commence on Feb 2 at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad(UAF) in which more than ten teams from the Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh will participate...
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Hands-on training titled "application of genomics in plant breeding" arranged by the Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics (PBG), University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) on Saturday concluded.

Hands-on training titled "application of genomics in plant breeding" arranged by the Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics (PBG), University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) on Saturday concluded...
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German expert Dr Gerwin Dreesmann  said solar energy is the most efficient and cost effective energy for irrigation system especially  at the time when Pakistan was fighting with energy and water crises.

German expert Dr Gerwin Dreesmann said solar energy is the most efficient and cost effective energy for irrigation system especially at the time when Pakistan was fighting with energy and water crises...
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Pakistan is losing as many as 200 million dollar annually because of  fruit fly resulting in low productivity and a hurdle for the export of agricultural produces.

Pakistan is losing as many as 200 million dollar annually because of fruit fly resulting in low productivity and a hurdle for the export of agricultural produces...
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Punjab Agricultural Secretary Rashid Mehmood has said that empowerment of small farmers with modern technology was imperative for increased productivity and poverty alleviation in rural areas.

Punjab Agricultural Secretary Rashid Mehmood has said that empowerment of small farmers with modern technology was imperative for increased productivity and poverty alleviation in rural areas...
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As many as 50 scholars will be sent abroad for higher studies this year under the first phase of Punjab Government foreign scholarship announced for the University of Agriculture Faisalabad.

As many as 50 scholars will be sent abroad for higher studies this year under the first phase of Punjab Government foreign scholarship announced for the University of Agriculture Faisalabad...
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Industrial development should not be made at the cost of agriculture, said Prof Dr Shigemochi Hirashima, Senior Adviser, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

Industrial development should not be made at the cost of agriculture, said Prof Dr Shigemochi Hirashima, Senior Adviser, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)...
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The academic reference for University of Agriculture Faisalabad renowned professor, literary person Prof Dr Aslam Pervez (late) was held at Iqbal Auditorium in order to pay homage and tribute for his tremendous curriculum and extra curriculum services.

The academic reference for University of Agriculture Faisalabad renowned professor, literary person Prof Dr Aslam Pervez (late) was held at Iqbal Auditorium in order to pay homage and tribute for his tremendous curriculum and extra curriculum services...
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Punjab Agricultural Secretary Rashid Mehmood on Wednesday asked researchers, extension workers and other stakeholders to make joint efforts in order to increase agricultural productivity and to address the issues of farming community.

Punjab Agricultural Secretary Rashid Mehmood on Wednesday asked researchers, extension workers and other stakeholders to make joint efforts in order to increase agricultural productivity and to address the issues of farming community...
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The Chinese Confucius Institute set up at UAF has started functioning that will help in further cementing the ties of mutual cooperation. It would enable the people of both countries come closer through language learning and knowing the culture of each other.

The Chinese Confucius Institute set up at UAF has started functioning that will help in further cementing the ties of mutual cooperation. It would enable the people of both countries come closer through language learning and knowing the culture of each other...
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Feiko Von Bad-Boll with tag # 110 and Aike Vom Schone Geschof with Token No. 200 have clinched the German Shepherded male and female dog sow trophy at UAF, Faisalabad.

Feiko Von Bad-Boll with tag # 110 and Aike Vom Schone Geschof with Token No. 200 have clinched the German Shepherded male and female dog sow trophy at University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. The event was jointly organized by Royal Canine and Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad with UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan (SI) as chief guest...
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The UAF has mapped out a new admission policy under which students of Grade 12 would be admitted provisionally in the Undergraduate Programmes including BS, BSc, BBA  on the matriculation results bases before the announcement of intermediate final results whereas the FSc/ FA results .would be considered later

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has mapped out a new admission policy under which students of Grade 12 would be admitted provisionally in the Undergraduate Programmes including BS, BSc, BBA on the matriculation results bases before the announcement of intermediate final results whereas the FSc/ FA results .would be considered later..
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The University of  Agriculture Faisalabad and its sub-campuses will open onJanuary 12Monday) after vacations announced by provincial government.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad and its sub-campuses will open on January 12( Monday) after vacations announced by provincial government...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad renowned professor, literary person and Senior Tutor Prof Dr Aslam Pervez has passed away at the age of 59 years.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad renowned professor, literary person and Senior Tutor Prof Dr Aslam Pervez has passed away at the age of 59 years. His funeral prayer was offered at university villas, Rajawala on Thursday in which a large number of campus community participated and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul...
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Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) was observed at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad with religious zeal and fervor on Sunday.

Like other parts of the country, Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) was observed at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad with religious zeal and fervor on Sunday...
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The seminar on Wheat Economy in Pakistan.

The seminar on Wheat Economy in Pakistan was arranged at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad. The session was chaired by UAF Vice Chacnellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan while Dr Asif Saeed from University of Auckland, New Zealand was the guest speaker on the occasion...
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The UAF has set up new faculty titled Faculty of Food,  Nutrition and Home Sciences  in order  to address the malnutrition, promote value-added products, halal food science  and  to train manpower for the emerging food industry.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has set up new faculty titled Faculty of Food, Nutrition and Home Sciences in order to address the malnutrition, promote value-added products, halal food science and to train manpower for the emerging food industry...
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The Higher Education Commission (HEC) conferred “Best University Teacher Award 2012-13” on Tuesday December 23, 2014 to 45 professors from various public and private sector universities across the country.

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) conferred “Best University Teacher Award 2012-13” on Tuesday December 23, 2014 to 45 professors from various public and private sector universities across the country...
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The UAF Scientists have developed an indigenous vaccine to save poultry birds from Newcastle disease (Rani Khaet)

The UAF Scientists have developed an indigenous vaccine to save poultry birds from Newcastle disease (Rani Khaet), a major poultry killing disease that causes billion of rupees loses to the sector...
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The solutions to different challenges facing the county is the unity, faith and discipline given by father of the nation Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah that must be promoted in the nation.

The solutions to different challenges facing the county is the unity, faith and discipline given by father of the nation Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah that must be promoted in the nation...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad and its sub-campuses will remain closed from December 20-12-2014 to 9-1-2015 for students only

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad and its sub-campuses will remain closed from December 20-12-2014 to 9-1-2015 for students only...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad scientists have developed an indigenous vaccine to save poultry birds from Newcastle disease (Rani Khaet), a major poultry killing disease that causes billion of rupees loses to the sector.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad scientists have developed an indigenous vaccine to save poultry birds from Newcastle disease (Rani Khaet), a major poultry killing disease that causes billion of rupees loses to the sector...
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A large number of University of  Agriculture Faisalabad’s students and staff on Thursday took out a rally to condemn the merciless massacre of schoolchildren.

A large number of University of Agriculture Faisalabad’s students and staff on Thursday took out a rally to condemn the merciless massacre of schoolchildren. They showed their commitment to wipe out terrorism and expressed solidarity with the grieved families...
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The whole nation is united and committed to wipe out terrorism and no one is allowed to plunge the country into darkness by taking away the light of knowledge and lives of people.

The whole nation is united and committed to wipe out terrorism and no one is allowed to plunge the country into darkness by taking away the light of knowledge and lives of people. The merciless massacre of schoolchildren in Peshawar is the worst ever terror incident so terrifying and numbing that has saddened all the inhabitants of the country...
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Speakers at an International Workshop on Tuesday called for adopting alternative energy resources including wind, solar, bio gas and biomass to become self-sufficient in the energy sector.

Speakers at an International Workshop on Tuesday called for adopting alternative energy resources including wind, solar, bio gas and biomass to become self-sufficient in the energy sector...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has set up Waris Shah Chair in order to conduct value research onWaris Shah, who is ‘Shakespeare’ of Punjabi Literature, and to spread his message, said UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has set up Waris Shah Chair in order to conduct value research on Waris Shah, who is ‘Shakespeare’ of Punjabi Literature, and to spread his message, said UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan...
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The country can overcome conflicts among the different segments of society, prejudice, and intolerance by promoting the message of Sufi Saint Bullah Shah based upon harmony, brotherhood and peace, said UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan.

The country can overcome conflicts among the different segments of society, prejudice, and intolerance by promoting the message of Sufi Saint Bullah Shah based upon harmony, brotherhood and peace, said UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has opened drama festival that will continue till December 16 in which five renowned national theater groups are taking part.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has opened drama festival that will continue till December 16 in which five renowned national theater groups are taking part...
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The odour of intolerance and social ailments in the society can be rooted out with the fragrance of brotherhood, integrity and patience, said UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan.

The odour of intolerance and social ailments in the society can be rooted out with the fragrance of brotherhood, integrity and patience, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan...
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Annual Chrysanthemum and Autumn Flower Show

Stage set for the flower exhibition at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad that will continue till December 13. It will be formally inaugurated by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan today (December 12)...
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National Seminar on Avian Respiratory Diseases

The country was importing 90 percent of vaccines for poultry avian respiratory diseases worth millions of dollars. It was echoed at the inaugural session of National Seminar titled Avian Respiratory Diseases: A serious to poultry industry”...
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UAF is staging a five-day drama festival from December 12 (tomorrow) to December 16 in which four renowned national theater groups are taking parts.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad is staging a five-day drama festival from December 12 (tomorrow) to December 16 in which four renowned national theater groups are taking parts...
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UAF is organizing a three-day Flower Show from December 11 (today) to December 13 in which the students of UAF and other educational institutes will exhibit their skills to arrange flowers, landscaping and beautification in an attractive way.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad is organizing a three-day Flower Show from December 11 (today) to December 13 in which the students of UAF and other educational institutes will exhibit their skills to arrange flowers, landscaping and beautification in an attractive way...
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Speakers at a seminar on Tuesday called for joint efforts on the part of all segments of society to iron out corruption, nepotism, discrimination, plagiarism and dishonesty from the country.

Speakers at a seminar on Tuesday called for joint efforts on the part of all segments of society to iron out corruption, nepotism, discrimination, plagiarism and dishonesty from the country. The seminar and poster, painting and slogans competitions were arranged at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad in connection with Anti-corruption Day...
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Pakistan and Yemen men’s teams on Saturday qualified for the final match of the International Handball Trophy arranged at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad.

Pakistan and Yemen men’s teams on Saturday qualified for the final match of the International Handball Trophy arranged at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad...
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Pakistan men handball team secured 39-25 victory against Bangladesh and Yemen defeated Maldives by 36-9 goals on the third day of International Handball Trophy arranged at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad.

Pakistan men handball team secured 39-25 victory against Bangladesh and Yemen defeated Maldives by 36-9 goals on the third day of International Handball Trophy arranged at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad...
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Like other parts of the country, the University of Agriculture will observe Anti-Corruption Day on December 9

Like other parts of the country, the University of Agriculture will observe Anti-Corruption Day on December 9. It is aimed at raising awareness among the students about the menace of corruption in order to root it out as a step toward progress and prosperity...
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Lack of access to agricultural machinery, high input prices, low subsidy, planning gaps and water scarcity are the real hurdles to flourish agricultural sector.

Lack of access to agricultural machinery, high input prices, low subsidy, planning gaps and water scarcity are the real hurdles to flourish agricultural sector. It was echoed at the round table meeting of Institute of Policy Reforms (IPR) held at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad...
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A Glimpse of International Handball Tournament

A Glimpse of International Handball Tournament...
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International Handball Trophy on Wednesday was kicked off at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad in which men and women teams from six SAARC countries are taking part.

International Handball Trophy on Wednesday was kicked off at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad in which men and women teams from six SAARC countries are taking part. The tournament will last for four days from December 3 to December 7. The teams include Nepal, Afghanistan, Yemen, Pakistan , Maldives and Bangladesh...
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International Handball Tournament will be kicked off at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad from today (December 3) to December 7,2014 in which more than 12 teams from SAARC countries are participating.

International Handball Tournament will be kicked off at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad from today (December 3) to December 7,2014 in which more than 12 teams from SAARC countries are participating...
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The per unit of electricity through the Chinese investment in the energy sector will cost Rs 8.5 rupees, said former law minister Rana Sanaullah.

The per unit of electricity through the Chinese investment in the energy sector will cost Rs 8.5 rupees, said former law minister Rana Sanaullah. He was talking to the laptop distribution ceremony at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad...
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Renowned writer Mustansar Hussain Tarrard called for promoting patience and reading habits in the society in order to curb prejudicial attitude and to progress in every sphere of life.

Renowned writer Mustansar Hussain Tarrard called for promoting patience and reading habits in the society in order to curb prejudicial attitude and to progress in every sphere of life. He was talking during a public lecture at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad at Iqbal Auditorium arranged by Senior Tutor Office. He said with the passage of time, the change in the attitudes is obvious and we are giving up our valuable tradition which is a matter of concern...
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ALL SET TO KICK OFF INTERNATIONAL HANDBALL TROPHY AT UAF

250 male/female players of 13 teams from 7 countries are participating in the ever-largest sports event of the town Teams from India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Yemen, Pakistan and Maldive are participating in the event International Handball Federation Trophy (IHF Trophy) will be held at Handball Stadium of the University from December 03 to 07, 2014...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad student Sadaf Amin has been selected to represent the country in Telenor  Youth Summit 2014 to be held in Oslo, Norway  from December 7 in which participants from fourteen countries are taking part.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad student Sadaf Amin has been selected to represent the country in Telenor Youth Summit 2014 to be held in Oslo, Norway from December 7 in which participants from fourteen countries are taking part...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has opened admission to different free-of-cost technical six months shorts courses aimed at skill to matriculate and middle pass students.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has opened admission to different free-of-cost technical six months shorts courses aimed at skill to matriculate and middle pass students...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has kicked off fourth Indigenous On-campus Training (IOT) to hone the management and administrative skills of the staff as an initiative of Higher Education Commission

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has kicked off fourth Indigenous On-campus Training(IOT) to hone the management and administrative skills of the staff as an initiative of Higher Education Commission. It is arranged by the Office of Research Innovation Commercialization (ORIC), UAF...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has opened admission to different free-of-cost technical six months shorts courses aimed at skill to matriculate and middle pass students.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has opened admission to different free-of-cost technical six months shorts courses aimed at skill to matriculate and middle pass students...
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Bio Energy Plant  of 200 Kilowatt would be set up at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad in order to promote the technology  and to overcome the energy crisis. The plant is sponsored by China.

Bio Energy Plant of 200 Kilowatt would be set up at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad in order to promote the technology and to overcome the energy crisis. The plant is sponsored by China...
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Skilled manpower and proper management is the engine of progress and prosperity especially in the modern era when world is facing complex problems including poverty, malnutrition, low income, recession, decreasing natural resources and climate changes.

Skilled manpower and proper management is the engine of progress and prosperity especially in the modern era when world is facing complex problems including poverty, malnutrition, low income, recession, decreasing natural resources and climate changes...
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Pakistan is under the grip of different challenges including food insecurity, climate changes and low agricultural productivity. The tangible researches will pave the way for development in order to address the issues.

Pakistan is under the grip of different challenges including food insecurity, climate changes and low agricultural productivity. The tangible researches will pave the way for development in order to address the issues...
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Adoption of modern management practices in educational institutions is vital to improve efficiency and to address the issues of stakeholders, students and teaching community.

Adoption of modern management practices in educational institutions is vital to improve efficiency and to address the issues of stakeholders, students and teaching community...
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Pakistan has the highest rate of breast cancer in Asia and the number of such patients is increasing as it kills nearly 40,000 women every year in the country.

Pakistan has the highest rate of breast cancer in Asia and the number of such patients is increasing as it kills nearly 40,000 women every year in the country. It was stated by speakers at the awareness seminar and walk on breast cancer arranged by Institute of Rural Home Economics in collaboration with Pink Ribbon Pakistan as part of drive aimed at fighting the diseases in which tens of girls students and women faculty members participated...
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IOT training begins.

Quality education coupled with providing solutions to problems facing the stakeholders and good administration is prerequisite to deal with different issues, said University of Agriculture, Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has set up wellness club comprising Nutrition Clinics; and Yoga Therapy Centre in order to address the issue of malnutrition through awareness and clinical aspects to the people.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has set up wellness club comprising Nutrition Clinics; and Yoga Therapy Centre in order to address the issue of malnutrition through awareness and clinical aspects to the people...
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Agriculture has plenty of potential to employ and absorb thousands of young professionals in the emerging businesses starting right from farm gate to the dining table of the consumers in making tangible interventions in supply and value chain management of the sector.

Agriculture has plenty of potential to employ and absorb thousands of young professionals in the emerging businesses starting right from farm gate to the dining table of the consumers in making tangible interventions in supply and value chain management of the sector. Said Syed Babar Ali, Pro Chancellor Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) during a special session on agribusiness opportunities in Pakistan and a round table session here at University on Saturday afternoon. Former Secretary Agriculture Captain (R) Arif Nadeem, Dr. Kauser Abdullah Malik, Dr. Zahoor Hassan, UAF VC Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Fazal Jawad, Asif Ali Shah, Dr. Aziz Mithani, Faisal Farid, Mriza Nadeem and others were the speakers of the session...
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Punjab Governor’s spouse  Perven Sarwar on Friday said that women empowerment and education, interfaith harmony, and rural development are imperative to compete with the rest of world.

Punjab Governor’s spouse Perven Sarwar on Friday said that women empowerment and education, interfaith harmony, and rural development are imperative to compete with the rest of world. She also assured flood victims of full cooperation in rehabilitation to address their problems. She was talking to farmer convention arranged by the University of Agriculture Faisalabad in which hundreds of affectees from Athara Hazari and Chiniot participated. She said that tangible steps were taken to bring the life to the normalcy in the flood affected areas. She said that country was blessed with talented and hardworking people. It was the devastating floods that took many lives and caused the agricultural and infrastructure losses...
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Poor utilization of artificial insemination is restricting livestock productivity, resulting in lower meat and milk per-animal production compared to developed nations. 

Poor utilization of artificial insemination is restricting livestock productivity, resulting in lower meat and milk per-animal production compared to developed nations. It was stated by speakers at training workshop titled “application of diagnostics ultrasound in animal reproduction” arranged by Department of Theriogenology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. It is the part of ongoing Rabi festival staged by UAF...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabadon Wednesday opened the Food Festival at the Exhibition Centre and its adjacent ground that remained the centre of attraction for food lovers.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Wednesday opened the food festival at the Exhibition Centre and its adjacent ground that remained the centre of attraction for food lovers. The food festival is arranged by National Institute of Food Sciences and Technology (NIFSAT)...
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It is a serious concern that people, across the county, hardly find clean milk due to traditional milk handling and adulteration despite the fact that Pakistan was one of largest milk producing countries.

It is a serious concern that people, across the county, hardly find clean milk due to traditional milk handling and adulteration despite the fact that Pakistan was one of largest milk producing countries...
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Three-day World Space Week kicked off at University of Agriculture Faisalabad here on Tuesday with a pledge of making further advancements in space technology by involving the youth in endeavor.

Three-day World Space Week kicked off at University of Agriculture Faisalabad here on Tuesday with a pledge of making further advancements in space technology by involving the youth in endeavor. The event was organized by UAF in collaboration with Pakistan Space & Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) to aware and inspire the youth discover new heights in space. The Space Week is a part of the Rabi Convention 2014 aimed at making the education relevant to the stakeholders and to expand outreach program of UAF by involving community and families in various colorful and interesting programs of sharing and learning...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad is kicking off Rabi festival from November 11 to 14th.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad is kicking off Rabi festival from November 11 to 14th. Various activities like World Space Week, International Symposium, Food Festival, Farmers Day, and Distribut ion of Bags/Stationary among school students of flood affected-area of Athara Hazari would be arranged...
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Renowned Religious Scholar Syed Sarfraz A. Shah on Thursday said that solutions to all problems facing the Muslim Ummah reside in following the guidance from Quran and Sunnah.

Renowned Religious Scholar Syed Sarfraz A. Shah on Thursday said that solutions to all problems facing the Muslim Ummah reside in following the guidance from Quran and Sunnah...
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has extended the date for application in the three associate degrees including Associate Degree in Education; Associate Degree in Farm Management; and Associate Degree in Feed Technology. The last date to apply is November 14  and the merit list to be displayed on November 17. 

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has extended the date for application in the three associate degrees including Associate Degree in Education; Associate Degree in Farm Management; and Associate Degree in Feed Technology. The last date to apply is November 14 and the merit list to be displayed on November 17...
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Quality education and tangible researches pertaining to social, scientific, industrial and agricultural issues work as engine for bright future of the country.

Quality education and tangible researches pertaining to social, scientific, industrial and agricultural issues work as engine for bright future of the country...
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Australian-Pakistan Agricultural Sector Linkages Programme (ASLP) 3rd third phase will be kicked off to strengthen agricultural and dairy sector  and to ensure food security in the county.

Australian-Pakistan Agricultural Sector Linkages Programme (ASLP) 3rd third phase will be kicked off to strengthen agricultural and dairy sector and to ensure food security in the county. ...
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The Punjab Government has approved establishment of Punjab Bio-Energy Institute at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad in order to address energy crisis through alternative source.

The Punjab Government has approved establishment of Punjab Bio-Energy Institute at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad in order to address energy crisis through alternative source...
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University of Agriculture Faisalabad has set up new Faculty titled Faculty of Food, Nutrition and Home Sciences in order to strengthening Research and Development activities. Since UAF inception in 1961 as university, it has been functioning with six faculties.

University of Agriculture Faisalabad has set up new Faculty titled Faculty of Food, Nutrition and Home Sciences in order to strengthening Research and Development activities. Since UAF inception in 1961 as university, it has been functioning with six faculties....
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad will set up farmers market at Jhang Road, helping in bringing the poor farmers from the exploitation of middlemen.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad will set up farmers market at Jhang Road, helping in bringing the poor farmers from the exploitation of middlemen. It was stated by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan while chairing UAF Endowment Board of Directors (BoD) Meeting...
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Punjab Agricultural Minister Farrukh Javed on Monday said that agriculture sector is facing complex challenges including low agricultural productivity, high cost of inputs and water and climate changes issues. These are the real hurdle to attain food security.

Punjab Agricultural Minister Farrukh Javed on Monday said that agriculture sector is facing complex challenges including low agricultural productivity, high cost of inputs and water and climate changes issues. These are the real hurdle to attain food security.
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SLike other part of the country, World Polio Day was observed at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF).

Like other part of the country, World Polio Day was observed at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF).In this regard, seminar and walk were arranged on the direction of Prime Minister to raise the awareness among the masses about precautionary measures to eradicate the menace of polio from the country.
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Speakers at the seminar called for honing the effective communication skills among the students in order to compete with rest of the world and convey your message effectively.

Speakers at the seminar called for honing the effective communication skills among the students in order to compete with rest of the world and convey your message effectively. The seminar titled “email and SMS writing skills” was arranged by Office of Senior Tutor. Dr Muhammad Asif from Riphah University, UAF Senior Tutor Prof Dr Aslam Pervez and UAF Director IT Farjeel Javed also gave the training to the participants. Lecturer Iqra Shagufta conducted the session.
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As many as 40,000 women in Pakistan die of breast cancer every year as the country has the highest rate of the cancer in Asia.

As many as 40,000 women in Pakistan die of breast cancer every year as the country has the highest rate of the cancer in Asia. It was echoed at the awareness lecture on breast cancer arranged by the Senior Tutor Office, University of Agriculture Faisalabad in collaboration with Shoukat Khanum Hospital Lahore.
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The Punjab Government has released funds worth Rs 500 million for setting up a state-of-the-art hostel for 1000 students at the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.

The Punjab Government has released funds worth Rs 500 million for setting up a state-of-the-art hostel for 1000 students at the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. It will be biggest hostel in the country. The Punjab Government has released fund under the directives of Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif to facilitate the students.
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The maize will become the top-cultivated crop in the world by 2020 because of its nutrient values and China will also import it to feed the pollution.

The maize will become the top-cultivated crop in the world by 2020 because of its nutrient values and China will also import it to feed the pollution. It was echoed at the international colloquium titled opportunities and challenges of maize production arranged by Plant Breeding and Genetics Department, University of Agriculture Faisalabad.
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Crops and vegetables which are being cultivated by using industrial waste can cause serious health hazards for consumers, and that their long-term use could expose the people to diseases,  said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan.

Crops and vegetables which are being cultivated by using industrial waste can cause serious health hazards for consumers, and that their long-term use could expose the people to diseases,  said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan.
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National Highways and Motorway Police Inspector General Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema addressed a public lecture Titled Road Safety and Responsibilities of our youth at University of Agriculture Faisalabad. 

National Highways and Motorway Police Inspector General Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema on Tuesday said: every year, 13,000 people die and more than 50,000 people face severe injuries in road mishaps. He addressed a public lecture titled road safety and responsibilities of our youth arranged by Public Relations and Publications Department, University of Agriculture Faisalabad.
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The Chinese Confucius Institute at UAF will provide a broader platform to further cement the ties of mutual cooperation in trade, energy and would enable the people of both countries come closer through language learning and knowing the culture of each other. This was said by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan (SI) while receiving a 5-member Chinese delegation headed by Prof Yang Zhijiang Associate Dean at Xinjiang Agricultural University, Urumqi, China and president of the Chinese Confucius Institute at UAF.

The Chinese Confucius Institute at University of Agriculture Faisalabad will provide a broader platform to further cement the ties of mutual cooperation in trade, energy and would enable the people of both countries come closer through language learning and knowing the culture of each other. This was said by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan (SI) while receiving a 5-member Chinese delegation headed by Prof Yang Zhijiang Associate Dean at Xinjiang Agricultural University, Urumqi, China and president of the Chinese Confucius Institute at UAF here in his chamber on Monday morning.
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has Earned another Global Distinction as it has emerged 97th best University across the globe and 20th in Asia Pacific in the Subject of Agriculture sciences on the bases of Scientific Paper, according to (NTU)

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has earned another global distinction as it has emerged 97th best university across the globe and 20th in Asia Pacific in the subject of agriculture sciences on the bases of Scientific Paper, according to National Taiwan University (NTU) Ranking 2014 released on October 9.
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) and Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency (TIKA) on Thursday distributed 30 goats among the six rural women as a step towards poverty alleviation

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) and Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency (TIKA) on Thursday distributed 30 goats among the six rural women as a step towards poverty alleviation. In this regard, goat distribution ceremony was arranged at the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences. The initiatives are being taken under the project “empowerment of lady farmers and poverty alleviation through beetal goats”. As many as 60 rural women are given beetal goats, five goats for each, in two years under the project.
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Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema, Inspector General, National Highway and Motorway Police will Deliver a Public Lecture Titled Road Safety and Human Life at the University of Agriculture.

Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema, Inspector General, National Highway and Motorway Police will deliver a public lecture titled road safety and human life at the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad on October 14.
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has earned another global distinction as its second student Anum Safdar after Rabia Faridi has been designated as global youth ambassador for education and women empowerment by United Nation - A World at School.

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has earned another global distinction as its second student Anum Safdar after Rabia Faridi has been designated as global youth ambassador for education and women empowerment by United Nation - A World at School.
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Developing Technology Driven Technologies workshop arranged by the Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization.

The country is far lagging behind in academia-industry ties, marring to tap the full potential of development in the every sphere of life.

It was echoed by speakers at the workshop titled “developing technology driven technologies” arranged by the Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization, University of Agriculture Faisalabad in collaboration with Pakistan Scientific Technological Information Centre   (Pastic) and IRP chaired by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan.
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Orientation Seminar of BBA ( Agri Business) at the Institute of Business Management Sciences.

University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan urged the students to develop creative and innovative approaches, entrepreneurial skills and effective communication to play their role in the development of the country.
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University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan on Thursday said that rural population must be provided state-of-the-art facilities including modern education, health and business markets at their doorstep in order to reduce massive migration towards metropolises.

University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan on Thursday said that rural population must be provided state-of-the-art facilities including modern education, health and business markets at their doorstep in order to reduce massive migration towards metropolises.
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Rabia Faridi, Student of University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) Nominated for 2014 Youth Courage Award, Delivered a Speech on "Education & Women Empowerment "and Gets a Standing Ovation From the Audience at the United Nations General Assembly Session

Rabia Faridi, a student of University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF), in her speech at the United Nations, stressed upon women education especially in rural areas, saying that it is essential for progress.

She delivered a speech on women education at ongoing UN General Assembly session commenced from September 22.  She also received an award "2014 Youth Courage Award” at the event. She hails from a village near Samundri. It is second time in the history of the country that Pakistani student spoke in the elite forum of United Nations.
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Pakistani Second Girl, Rabia Faridi, a Student of University of Agriculture Faisalabad, will Fly for United Nations today (Sunday) to Present Speech at the UN General Assembly Session Commencing form September 22, 2014.

Pakistani second girl, Rabia Faridi, a student of University of Agriculture Faisalabad, will fly for United Nations today (Sunday) to present speech at the UN General Assembly session commencing form September 22, 2014. The title of her speech is women education. She will also receive an award "2014 Youth Courage Award” at the event. It is second time in the history of the country that Pakistani student will speak at the UNGA session.
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In the coming session of United Nations General Assembly starting from September 22, Student of University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) Rabia Faridi, will present a speech on women and education issues.

In the coming session of United Nations General Assembly starting from September 22, Student of University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) Rabia Faridi, will present a speech on women and education issues. She will also receive an award "2014 Youth Courage Award” at the event.
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CDG Faisalabad Renames Road Leading to UAF as Agriculture University Road.

City District Government (CDG) has named the road starting from University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) ZA Hashmi Crossing to Hilal-e- Ahmar Crossing as Agriculture University Road.
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Nexus among climate changes, water and agriculture managements are vital to mitigate devastating floods, hunger and natural calamities.

It was echoed by speakers at an international seminar titled: global changes and Pakistan perspective with theme climate, water and agriculture nexus: a futuristic approach to fight huger arranged by Agro Climatology Lab, Department of Agronomy University of Agriculture Faisalabad.
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UAF was making all-out efforts to strengthen the Distance Learning Mechanism with the help of latest technologies including massive open online courses (MOOCs).

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has drawn up state-of-the-art online learning mechanism to make lectures available on internet through live and recorded streaming in order to facilitate the students.
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This was echoed at the anti-dengue seminar at University of Agriculture Faisalabad held in connection with Anti Dengue Day as part of Punjab Chief Minster Campaign.

Chemicals compound discharged from human body attract the mosquitoes to bite. The ratio of attraction varies from person to person, depending upon their eating habits, genes and environment etc.
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UAF Scientists find 10 new mango varieties (New seeds will help increase production and fight diseases)

As one of the major fruit exporters in the northern hemisphere and a nation with some of the longest distances to reach the world's main markets, it would only make sense that Pakistan seeks fresh ways of keeping mangoes in top shape.
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INDIGENOUS ON-CAMPUS TRAINING (IOT) UNDER MODERN UNIVERSITY GOVERNANCE PROGRAM Financial Management Inventory Control & Project Management (September 1st – 5th, 2014)

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Monday September 1, 2014 kicked off five-day Financial Management Inventory Control & Project Management Indigenous on-campus Training under Modern University Governance Programme meant to polish administrative skills of varsity staff.
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INDIGENOUS ON-CAMPUS TRAINING (IOT) UNDER MODERN UNIVERSITY GOVERNANCE PROGRAM

Hostel Management (August 25th – 29th, 2014)

University of Agriculture, Faisalabad has kicked off five-day Indigenous On-campus Training arranged by Office of Research, Innovations and Commercialization (ORIC) in collaboration with Higher Education Commission.
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University of Agriculture, Faisalabad has kicked off five-day Indigenous On-campus Training arranged by (ORIC) in collaboration with Higher Education Commission.

University of Agriculture, Faisalabad has kicked off five-day Indigenous On-campus Training arranged by Office of Research, Innovations and Commercialization (ORIC) in collaboration with Higher Education Commission.
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Institute of Linguistics and Culture will be set up at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad

Institute of Linguistics and Culture will be set up at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad in order to hone linguistics skills of students in the light of folk culture, enabling them play their effective role in agricultural sector compatible to the rural culture and traditions.
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Seminar on Balance Use of Fertilizer

Speakers at a seminar on Wednesday urged the farming community to ensure balanced usage of fertilizer in their fields as per recommendation of agricultural experts in order to increase agricultural productivity. The seminar titled Balance Use of fertilizer for Quality Produce was arranged by Institute of Soil and Environment Sciences, University of Agriculture Faisalabad and International Potash Institute (IPI). The session was chaired by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan.
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Dr Mukhtar Ahmad has urged the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries to expedite joint efforts in order to avert water scarcity, food insecurity and malnutrition challenges in the region

Higher Education Commission Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmad has urged the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries to expedite joint efforts in order to avert water scarcity, food insecurity and malnutrition challenges in the region. He was addressing the concluding session of Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asian (LANSA) held at the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
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Punjab Governor Ch. Muhammad Sarwar addresses the 21st Convocation of the UAF

Punjab Governor Ch. Muhammad Sarwar on Monday stressed upon the youth to become hardworking and capitalize the available time to hone their skills, resulting in their bright future and progress of the country. He addressed the 21st Convocation of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad at the Iqbal Auditorium. Terming the youth, an engine for bright future, he advised them getting education with dedication and come up with the innovative ideas for the uplift of the country. He said that the country was facing difficult time in term of energy crisis, water scarcity, low agricultural productivity issue, and poverty. He said that the Nature had gifted us with the tremendous resources. Now it is our duty to explore and get benefit from them. It is really heart burning that half of the population was living below the poverty line. The agriculture sector plays a pivotal role in the poverty alleviation, he said adding, that the UAF scientists should expedite its efforts to cope with the challenges of food security.
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Consortium meeting of Advisory Group (CAG) of Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asian (LANSA)

University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan has been elected Chairman of Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA). It was announced at a consortium meeting of Advisory Group (CAG) of Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asian (LANSA) held at the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad attended by agriculture, food and nutrition experts from India, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
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Independence Day Celebrations at UAF

Like other parts of the country, Independence Day on Thursday was marked at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad with traditional zeal and enthusiasm. Special programmes were arranged to pay homage to the sacrifices of freedom fighters and perk up the spirit of devotion and dedication towards progress. The day began with the special prayers for the progress of the country at Jamia Masjid, UAF at 8:00 am. The flag hoisting ceremony was administrated by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan at Iqbal Auditorium.
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All set to celebrate Independence Day (August 14) at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad with traditional zeal and enthusiasm

Like other parts of country, all set to celebrate Independence Day (August 14) at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad with traditional zeal and enthusiasm. In this regard, Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan has constituted different committees to make special arrangements. As per details, Quran Khawani and prayers for the progress and stability of the country will be made at the Central Mosque, UAF at 8:00 am. At 8:58, flag hoisting ceremony is arranged at Iqbal Auditorium. After that, students of the UAF run schools will presents national songs and skits to show their love for the country and patriotism. Rehearsals were held on August 13 in this regard.
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Three days workshop on Tick Borne Diseases

Tick borne diseases are posing threats to livestock sector.This was stated by University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan while chairing the inaugural session of three days workshop titled tick borne diseases arranged by Department of Parasitology, UAF.
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UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan gives the cash prize to LGHS for topping Faisalabad Board Matriculation Examination in female students (Science Group)

University of Agriculture Faisalabad run Laboratory Girls High School student Minahil Aslam has topped Faisalabad Board Matriculation Examination in the category of female students (Science Group) with 1062 marks out of 1100. Laboratory Girls High School has gained the 99.5 percent result. As many as 22 students got the marks more than 1000 whereas 75 students bagged A+ and A grades.
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First Position in board (Science Group) Matric Annual Examination 2014

Minahil Aslam, Laboratory Girls High School, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad have got First Position in board (Science Group) with 1062 in Class 10 in annual examination 2014.
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Prof. Dr. Iqrar Ahamd Khan addresses teaching community of the Faculty of Agriculture and Faculty of Social Sciences

Effective role of teachers is prerequisite to transform the society and promote the sense of responsibility to make progress in every sphere of life, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan. He was addressing the teaching community of the Faculty of Agriculture and Faculty of Social Sciences. He stressed upon the teacarts to play their due role in refurbishing the inbuilt skills of the students so that they can shoulder their responsibility efficiently. He said modern teaching methods must be adopted in order to compete with the rest of the world. The world is progressing with a large pace because of education and knowledge. The country is lagging behind in the literacy rate compared to the world. It is need of the hour to raise awareness among the people regarding the importance of education. He lauded the steps being taken on the part of the Government for the educational sector. He said that Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) worth Rs 12 billion, distribution of laptops, Danish schools, 100 percent enrolment literacy are the hallmark steps that will move the country to the new dimension of progress. The steps will also cater to the affluent section of the society.  
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Seminar on Humanistic Education in 21st Century

Care for others, patience and tolerance are declining in the society which must be promoted in line with Quran and Sunnah, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan. He chaired the Seminar on Humanistic Education in 21st Century arranged by Department of Social Sciences and Humanities, UAF in collaboration with Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization.  
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has launched first agricultural mobile phone android application relating to different crops and fruits diseases, their solutions

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has launched first agricultural mobile phone android application relating to different crops and fruits diseases, their solutions and ways to increase productivity in order to educate the farming community. It was revealed at the UAF Deans Committee chaired by Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan at Syndicate Room in which Registrar Muhammad Hussain conducted the proceeding while Treasure Umer Saeed, Controller of Examination Muhammad Shafqat Iqbal, all deans and directors were present. Director Information Technology Farjeel Javed gave the presentation on IT.  
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Meeting of The UAF Syndicate

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad Syndicate okayed its Rs 3.901 billion for the financial year of 2014-15. The session was chaired by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan. Justice Yawar, Higher Education Commission Executive Director Dr Mansoor Akbar Kundi, HEC Quality Assurance Adviser Dr Iftikhar Ahmad Khan, Additional Secy Agriculture Ahmad Ali, Additional Secy Livestock Khurshed Zaidi, Director Local Fund Audit Amir Saeed, Registrar Ch Muhammad Husain and other notables attended the meeting. Treasurer Muhammad Umer Saeed presented the budget. 
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Cock Distribution Ceremony held at UAF

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Saturday distributed cocks and hens among 100 employees of the university BPS 1 and BPS 2 in order to help them meet their livelihoods. The distribution ceremony was presided over by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan arranged by Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics (ABG) . Dean Prof Dr Ahsan-ul-Haq, ABG Chairman Prof Dr Muhammad Sajjad Khan and others were also present on the occasion.
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Higher Education Commission Executive Director Dr. Mansoor Akbar Kundi visits UAF

Higher Education Commission Executive Director Dr Mansoor Akbar Kundi on Saturday said that quality education coupled with strong academia-industry linkages is imperative to reduce poverty and raise the standards of life in the county. He was talking to University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan. He was flanked by HEC Quality Assurance Adviser Dr Iftikhar Ahmad Khan. 
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Annual Poster Contest of Plant Pathology Department, UAF

The disease and heat resistant varieties of various crops are prerequisite to ensure the food security amid changing climate to effectively deal with different infestation, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan. He addressed the participants of Annual Poster Contest of Plant Pathology Department, UAF. He said that control of plant diseases is crucial to the reliable production. He said that agricultural sector is directly linked with the poverty alleviation.
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Annual Function of Faculty of Veterinary Sciences

Although Pakistan was having millions of animals but average milk production is very low compared to other countries, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan. He was talking to participants of annual function of Faculty of Veterinary Sciences.   He said that animals are also facing the threat of the viral diseases, resulting in deterioration of milk and meat quality. He urged the scientists to aware farming community about precautionary measures so that the productivity can be increased manifold.   He said that in order to sustain growing trend in animal productivity, a lot more ought to be done. The most important of them is to reduce animal mortality and to provide them with the best healthcare. And it is also equally important to introduce artificial insemination and cross-breeding among cattle to have more animals of the best species for higher per-animal milk and meat production.
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Workshop on Communication Skills

Lack of communication skills is one of major constraints to make development, adopt innovative ideas and to meet the challenges of 21st century, said US extension expert and scientist  Dr Mark Andrew Bell from University of California (UC), Davis, USA. He addressed a workshop on communication skills arranged by Career Development Centre, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, as key speaker. Dr Louise Ferguson from UC Davis and Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC), UAF, Director Prof Dr Asif Ali also spoke on the occasion.
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International Workshop titled "Strengthening agricultural extension system through Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)"

Speakers at an international workshop on Monday called for strengthening agricultural extension system through Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), resulting in increasing productivity and reducing poverty. The international workshop titled ICT in extension and e-Pak organized by Institute of Agri. Extension and Rural Development, University of Agriculture Faisalabad.
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Seminar on Sustainable Development of Modern Universities

Speakers at a seminar called for preserving ecosystem from devastation of pollution, climate changes and unplanned urbanization, increasing carbon and deforestation. The seminar titled sustainable development of Modern Universities was arranged by Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization, University of Agriculture Faisalabad.  Addressing on occasion, Archblue Consultants CEO and former Air Vice Marshal Najam-ul-Hassan said that Allah Almighty has provided immense resources to the mankind but we are destroying the resources from our own hands. He said that increasing polluting, melting glaciers, and climate changes are posing serious challenges to the mankind. He stressed the need to develop the eco-friendly environment so that we can provide a better future for the coming generation. He said that  heavy  deforestation must be ended up.
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World Camel Day celebrated at UAF

Outbreak of various diseases is posing real threats to existence of camels in South Asia and Middle East, responsible for a decline in its number. The speakers addressed a seminar held in connection with World Camel Day arranged by Livestock Management Department, University of Agriculture Faisalabad in collaboration with Camel Association of Pakistan at New Senate Hall.
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Annual Function of the TTS Campus

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad Sub Campus Toba Tek Singh will emerge as a future independent university, enabling the locals to remove their thirst of quality education at their doorstep. It was predicted by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan while addressing the annual function of the TTS campus in which a large number of students participated.  He said that the University has a long history to give birth to other educational institutions. He said that Peer Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi; University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore; and Ghazi University, Dera Ghazi Khan; were the satellites campuses of UAF. Now, they are functioning as full-fledged universities.
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Training Workshop for Balocahistan Farmers

Underground water in Balochistan is decreasing every year by 10 feet because of heavy pumping, raising the question mark on future agriculture and survival, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan. He was addressing concluding session of four-day training workshop held for Balocahistan Farmers arranged by Water Management Research Centre, UAF. He said that 5,000-year Karez irrigation system in Balochistan is also losing its effectively due to heavy pumping. The people ingeniously created the Karez to draw the underground water to irrigate the farmland.  He said every year, the floods devastate agriculture and human life in the country. It is prerequisite to build the dams in order to conserve the water that will help the country to overcome floods.  Talking abut Balochisan, he was of the view that Mirani dam will irrigate the 30,000 acre of the land. Initially it is irrigating 8,000 acre. He stressed the need to conserve the water as the declining water reservoirs are posing a serious threat to life. He said at the time of independence, per acre water availability was around 5000 cubic metre which has declined to 975 cubic metre, putting the country in the red zone as per water availability index.
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Korean Ambassador to Pakistan H.E Prof. Dr. Song Jong-hwan visits UAF

Korean Ambassador to Pakistan H.E Prof Dr Song Jong-hwan on Wednesday called for cementing agricultural and academia ties between both countries in order to create new business and investment environment and to get benefit from each other experiences. He was talking to University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan at his chamber.   He said that enhanced agricultural relations will open up new avenue of progress for the countries. He said that increased academia ties are essential to share the experiences of the both countries and to get benefit from each experience. He was of the view that new agricultural products should be promoted among the countries. The meeting also discussed possibilities of establishing the farmers’ extension centre at the campus that will help in promoting latest agricultural techniques for ensuring the food security.
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Research proposal competition arranged by Office of Research,  Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC)

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST) Chairperson Dr Mudassor Asrar demanded the government allocate at least one percent of Gross Domestic Product for research and development (R&D) activities  whereas currently, only 0.3 percent of GDP is being spent on R&D. She was addressing the participants of Research proposal competition arranged by Office of Research,  Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC), University of Agriculture Faisalabad. The event was chaired by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan.
Quoting the example of Japan, the PCST Chairperson said that Japan is spending 5 percent of GDP on R&D activities.   Talking about research budget in Pakistan, she said the research budget had been slashed 100 percent. It was Rs 2 billion two-year ago which is now Rs one billion.
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Seminar on "Ensuring quality education and high literacy rate with skilled, qualified and dedicated teaching staff in order to emerge as a developed nation"

Speakers at a seminar called for ensuring quality education and high literacy rate with skilled, qualified and dedicated teaching staff in order to emerge as a developed nation.  They pointed out that Pakistan has almost 6.5 million children that are out of school. They addressed a training session held for school teachers titled social barriers and their solution to the quality of education arranged by the Office of Senior Tutor, University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF).
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Workshop on “Capacity Building in Seed Technology”

Lack of availability of quality and certified seed is the major constraints to increase agricultural productivity. The public and private sector joint efforts can bring the country out of crisis of certified seed shortage. It was stated by University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan while addressing workshop on “Capacity building in seed technology” organized by the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) at New Senate Hall. He said that Pakistan is importing hybrid seed of maize, rice, potatoes and other vegetables worth billions of rupees that could be saved by strengthening seed industry and farmers cooperatives.
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Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan Peter Heyward visits UAF

Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan Peter Heyward on Tuesday called for more strengthening ties in agriculture, trade and academia between the both countries in order to ensure food security, economic growth and to get benefit from each other experiences. He was talking to University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan at Syndicate Room in which all deans and directors of UAF participated. He was accompanied by his wife Susan Heyward and Second Secretary Lachlan McLeod.
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One Week Training on “Capacity Building in the Technical Proposal Writing for PARC-ALP grants”

Strengthened academia-industry linkages and promotion of research couture will help the country cope with different challenges including food insecurity, power crisis, unemployment, low productivity and poverty, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan.
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Environment Walk in Connection with World Environment Day

Environmental changes are posing a serious threat to the life in the term of increasing mercury, melting down of glaciers, intensified floods and drought. These views were expressed by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan while leading the environment walk and presiding over seminars organized by Institute of Soil & Environmental Sciences and Department of Structures & Environmental Engineering in connection with the world environment day here on Thursday.
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Canadian High Commissioner Greg Giokas visits UAF

Trade ties between Pakistan and India would help in reaping the benefit of competitive advantage for both countries, said Canadian High Commissioner Greg Giokas. He chaired international round table conference titled agricultural policy development and trade liberalization between Pakistan and India arranged by University of Agriculture Faisalabad.
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International Conference on Nutritional Therapies Against the Lifestyle Disorders

The malnutrition is hitting more than 50 percent of population. Keeping in view, the food fortification programs should be strengthened at the national level particularly in iron and folate fortification of wheat flour; universal salt iodization and Vitamin A & D fortification of edible oil and ghee. It was recommended by the International Conference titled Nutritional Therapies against the lifestyle disorders” arranged by National Institute of Food Science and Technology, University of Agriculture of Agriculture Faisalabad. Higher Education Commission Executive Director Dr Mansoor Akbar Kundi was the chief guest.
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad and Institute of Business Administration Sukkar have agreed to launch a Joint Degree Programme

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad and Institute of Business Administration Sukkar have agreed to launch a Joint Degree Programme four-year BBA in order to strengthen inter-provincial harmony. It was agreed at the meeting held between the UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan and IBA Sukkar Director Entrepreneurship Ali Akbar Rizvi. It was agreed that that the students will spend half academic periods at each institution. The total 132 credit hour degree programme has been designed for 100 students that will be exchanged after spending two years at their home institution.
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European Union Ambassador to Pakistan Lars-Gunnar Wigemark

European Union Ambassador to Pakistan Lars-Gunnar Wigemark on Thursday said that Pakistan can get its share in European food and agriculture markets through trade by ensuring food safety measures. He addressed a seminar titled “Nutritional Therapies against the lifestyle disorders” arranged by National Institute of Food Science and Technology, University of Agriculture of Agriculture Faisalabad. He also distributed the certificate of post graduate diploma in food security and controls and visited the food product development contest.
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Seminar on “Health and Nutrition Awareness for Rural Women”

It is a matter of grave concern that more than 40 percent of children are malnourished and around 60 percent of women are anaemic. It was stated by University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan while addressing the seminar titled “health and nutrition awareness for rural women” arranged by Department of the Rural Sociology at Iqbal Auditorium in which more than 400 rural women participated.
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Inauguration of The Agri Exhibition setup at University Exhibition Centre

Pakistan and China ties in education, trade and people to people contact will open up new chapter of progress, said Charge D’affairs (political counselor), Embassy of China Yao Wen. He along with University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan inaugurated the agri exhibition setup at University Exhibition Centre.  
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Seminar on Begomovirus

The begomovirus is the major threat to cotton and vegetables, causing huge losses to agricultural productivity. It was stated by speakers at a seminar titled “begomovirus diversity, phylogenetic and population genetic in cultivated and uncultivated plant ecosystem in Pakistan” arranged by the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) at New Senate Hall. The session was chaired by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan while Dr Judith K Brown from University of Arizona, USA and FC College Lahore’s Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization Director Prof Dr Kausar Abdullah Malik and UAF ORIC Director Prof Dr Asif Ali also spoke on the occasion.  
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Punjab Cooperative Secretary Babar Hayat Tarrar visits UAF

The Punjab Government has mapped out a comprehensive strategy to strengthen milk collection, biogas and solar tube-wells system through cooperative societies in order to ensure rural development and agricultural growth in the province, said Punjab Cooperative Secretary Babar Hayat Tarrar on Friday.  
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Chinese delegation headed by Prof. Dr. Zhang Rui, father of BT Cotton in China, visits UAF

China Academy of Agricultural Sciences will set up joint agricultural research centre in Pakistan for strengthening the sector with new varieties, innovative approaches and to ensure food security in the region.  
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UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan visits motor bike and cycles driving training for female students

As many as 250 female students of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Tuesday got training about motor bike and cycles driving, aimed at making them self dependent about transportation.  
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Workshop on Improvement in Self Assessment Reports and Scientific Writing

Technology advancement and improvement in demand-driven research will help the country compete with the rest of world. It was stated by speakers at workshop titled “improvement in self assessment reports and scientific writing” arranged by the Quality Enhancement Cell, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. The session was chaired by QEC Director Dr Ahrar Ahmad Khan. The resource persons including Dr Abdul Wahid and Dr Junaid Ali Khan gave the training to the participants. QEC Deputy Director Dr Shahbaz Ahmad also spoke.   
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International Workshop on Agronomic Socio-Economic and Policy Representation at UAF

The soil fertility, which is showing declining trend, can be enhanced with bio-char that will improve nutrition and water holding capacity of soil, resulting in ensuring food security. This was stated by speakers at the inaugural session of International Workshop titled agronomics socio economic and policy representation on bio-char and carbon market arranged by Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture Faisalabad and British Council. Addressing on the occasion, Dr Simon J Shackley from University of Edinburgh, UK said that biochar must be promoted and used for agriculture sector in order to mitigating the effect of green house gases. He said that bio char would be a shift of paradigm towards efficencies.  
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German Scientist Manfred Akstiuat  International Seminar titled Dice Invent at UAF

More than 60 percent of Pakistan population consists of youth. The dream of the becoming the developed nation can be fulfilled by refurbishing their professional and innovative skills. This was stated by speakers addressing at the International Seminar titled Dice Invent jointly organized by University of Agriculture Faisalabad’s Office of Research, Innovation and Research and Institute of Business Management Sciences and Institute of Business Administration Karachi at Iqbal Auditorium.  
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Sri Lankan renowned educationist Prof. Dr. SJBA Jayasekera addresses UAF community

Sri Lankan renowned educationist Prof Dr SJBA Jayasekera on Thursday said that access to free education and free medical facility was the guarantee of bright future. He addressed a large gathering of students and teaching and administrative staff of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad at New Senate Hall. Faculty of Agriculture Dean/ Acting Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Arshad presided over the session. Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics Chairman Prof Dr Abdus Salam, Registrar Muhammad Hussain and Prof Dr Rao Iftikhar also spoke on the occasion. Dr SJBA Jayasekera is serving as the Vice Chancellor of Wayamber University of Sri Lanka. He is also the alumnus of the UAF.  
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International Conference on Recent Trends in Maize Production

The heat tolerant and resilient maize crop can alleviate the hunger and help achieve the food security in the third world countries. This was stated by speakers at the International conference titled recent trends in maize production arranged by the Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics (PBG), University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF). 
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Handball Technical Course for Couches

The University of Agriculture will have a Shahbiz Sharif Sports Gymnasium for providing the modern facilities to the youth, said UAF Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan. He addressed the concluding session of the Handball Technical Course for Couches organized by Olympic Council of Asia and Pakistan Handball Federation at the UAF. MNA Haji Akram Ansari was the guest of the honour on the occasion.  
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PMC Students Visit UAF

Water-borne diseases become one of the major threats to health in the country, claiming as many as 1.2 million lives every year. This was stated by experts while talking to study tour of 300 students of the Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad to the University of Agriculture Faisalabad. 
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The Students of Laboratory Schools System, University of Agriculture Faisalabad participated in Peace Bread Festival organized at Istanbul

The shining students of Laboratory Schools System, University of Agriculture Faisalabad while representing the country, participated in Peace Bread Festival organized at Istanbul in collaboration with Turkish International Cooperation Agency (TICKA). On 23rd April, on the eve of national independence and children day at Istanbul, the presented Tablu, Music Jugni and also gave an exceptional performance on Turkish national anthem and Turkish dance. 
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Religious Scholar Maulana Tariq Jamil addresses Students and Faculty Members of UAF

Religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jamil on Friday said that development and prosperity can be made by character building as per injections of Quran and Sunah and setting aside differences on the name of sect, race, politics and bilingual division etc.
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Seminar on On-Farm Water Management

The food security needs to be ensured by adopting approaches of Norman Borlaug, noble peace prize winner and the father of Green Revolution, in order to feed the growing population of the world. It was stated by University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan while addressing the seminar titled on-farm water management arranged by Water Management Research Institute held in connection with paying tribute to Borlaug on his 100 years birth anniversary.  
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University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan visits poster completions

Speakers at a seminar on Tuesday called upon the civil society, experts, and all stakeholders to expedite efforts for saving earth from environment devastation including increasing pollution, depleting water resources and massive urbanization. They addressed the seminar held in connection with World Earth Day arranged by Institute of Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Agriculture Faisalabad in collaboration with Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority (PNRA) at Iqbal Auditorium.  
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University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan shows the book regarding history of UAF to German scientist Julia Poerting

Pakistan can earn foreign exchange by tapping its share in international organic food market after ensuring food security in the country. It was discussed at the meeting held between Agrarian Alternatives, Germany, Project Member Julia Poerting and University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan. Institute of Agri and Resource Economics Director Prof Dr Muhammad Ashfaq was also present on the occasion.  
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad scientists have discovered two new bat species from Pakistan

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad scientists have discovered two new bat species from Pakistan. It is almost after 50 years that new mammal species has been recorded from the country. Dr. Muhammad Mahmood-ul-Hassan, Associate Professor from the Department of Zoology and Fisheries, UAF with his PhD student Muhammad Salim designed a study to investigate bat fauna of Malakand Division. The study was funded by the Bat Conservation International, USA.  
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Director Prof Dr Asif Ali presents a memento to FCCI President Sohail Bin Rasheed

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) and Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) will strengthen their academia and industry linkages for economic development and productivity enhancement. It was discussed at a meeting held at the Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC), UAF on Friday. The meeting was co-chaired by ORIC Director Prof Dr Asif Ali and FCCI President Sohail Bin Rasheed.  
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Seminar on Tenure Track System

The investment in education sector and competitive teaching environment will enable the country to alleviate the menace of poverty and to address different challenges. It was stated by speakers at the seminar on Tenure Track System arranged at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad. The session was chaired by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan while Higher Education Commission, Quality Assurance Division, Adviser Dr Iftikhar Ahmad Khan was the guest of honour.  
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Seminar on “Reimaging Cost Recovery in Pakistan’s Indus Basin Irrigation System”

Pakistan agriculture production may face severe setback in years to come as the threat of water scarcity looms large. The promotion of cost-effective efficient irrigation system and water storage capacity at the farm level can help fight the challenge. It was echoed at the seminar titled “reimaging cost recovery in Pakistan’s Indus Basin Irrigation System” arranged by Institute of Agri and Resource Economics, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. The session was chaired by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan while Dr Andrew Bell, Research Fellow, IFPRI, USA was the guest of honor on the occasion.   
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Distinction in 8th grade results

University of Agriculture Faisalabad’s Laboratory Girls High Secondary School has bagged the 100 percent results in 8th class examination held under the Punjab Examination Commission with 89 percent students got the A+ and A grade. As many as 114 students of the School appeared in middle standards examination. Out of which, as many as 60 students got the A+ grade, 42 students obtained A grade, 11 students stood in B grade while only 1 student with Grade C. Aiman Sattar stood first with 462 out of 500 marks. Sabila Noor and Fatima Khalid stood second with 460 marks and Hassama Khalid and Mahnoor Imran got the third position with 458 position.  
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Four-member Chinese delegation visits UAF

The strengthened ties between China and Pakistan in agriculture and education sectors will help ensure the food security and alleviate the poverty from the region. It was discussed at the meeting held between UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan and a four-member Chinese delegation from the Xingjiang Agriculture University, China. The delegation was head by Vice President of the Varsity Gao Fashui, the other members included Director Foreign Affairs Keremu Yili, Deputy Dean Food Sciences College Yang Zhi Jiang and Deputy Dean College of International Education Zhang Jian Lei. UAF all senior management were present on the occasion.  
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Seminar on Quinoa

As many as 6.8 million hectare of land in the country is under the grip of salinity, raising the threat of food insecurity. The land can be cultivated with sowing of climate and saline resistance crops as a step towards increasing the production and to alleviate poverty, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan.  
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Seminar on “The Role of Students in Improving Quality Education”

Quality education and increased literacy rate are prerequisite to face the challenges confronting the country and to compete with the rest of the world. This was stated by speakers while addressing the students at the seminar titled “the role of students in improving quality education” arranged by Quality Enhancement Cell, University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF). The session was chaired by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan while QEC Director Prof Ahrar Ahmad Khan, Community College Principal Prof Dr Khalil-ur-Rehman, QEC Deputy Director Dr Shahbaz Ahmad, Research Officer Muhammad Salman and Research Officer Muzaffar Hussain Salik, and Zahir Ali also spoke on the occasion.   
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Training workshop on "kitchen gardening, tunnel farming and bio-gas"

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has set up a community service center at Chak No. 45 G.D. in order to address the issues of farming community at their doorstep. It was stated at farmers’ training workshop titled ‘kitchen gardening, tunnel farming and bio-gas’ in which a large number of farmers and extension field staff participated. Earlier, the centre was inaugurated Institute of Horticultural Sciences Director Dr. Aslam Pervaiz, Director and District Officer (Agriculture Extension), Okara, Iqbal at the village.  
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Former Chief Secretary Balochistan Syed Shahid Hussain visits UAF

Former Chief Secretary Balochistan Syed Shahid Hussain on Thursday said that education and democracy can ward off challenges of feudalism and poverty from the said province. He addressed a large gathering of students of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad at Iqbal Auditorium. The event chaired by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Iqrar Ahmad Khan was arranged by Department of Public Relations & Publications (PRP).  
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Danish team visits UAF

Danish Agricultural expert and Agri Adviser Henry Jorgenson has called for cementing ties in the field of agriculture between the both countries in order to ensure food security. He was talking to University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad at Syndicate Room. He was flanked by Danish Agri Expert Werner Kofod Nielson. All UAF senior management was present on the occasion.  
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Workshop on Malnutrition

The malnutrition is a serious threat for Pakistan as 20 percent of population is facing acute malnutrition. This was echoed at the curriculum review workshop at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad. The session was chaired by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan where Dr. Nawazish A Khan, former faculty, University of East Carolina, USA. The event was organized by National Institute of Food Science and Technology in collaboration with Public Relations and Publications Department .   
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National conference on “Prospects, Challenges and Strategies to maximize sugarcane production”

It is a matter of concern that Pakistan is standing at 60 number in per-hectare production of sugarcane worldwide despite the fact that it is the fifth largest county in sugarcane cultivated area. This was echoed at national conference titled “prospects, challenges and strategies to maximize sugarcane production” arranged by University of Agriculture Faisalabad in collaboration with United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Ayub Agricultural Research Institute( AARI).  
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UAF Exhibition Centre 

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has set up first-ever exhibition centre in the city in order to facilitate the researchers and industries to showcase their products. The Centre is established with the funding from Endowment Fund Secretariat (EFS) on the pattern of Lahore Exhibition Centre. It will start functioning from the next month. Situated in the heart of the city of textile, Faisalabad, the centre is comprised of 14 halls and provides 37,000 square feet covered area for the commercialization of products and providing knowledge to the industry and relative stakeholders. The centre has started working on commercial basis. In this regard, EFS-UAF has signed an agreement with China Pakistan Marketing Company for staging Pakistan Agri Expo 2014 here on May 28.  
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Concluding session of Leadership Capacity Building Workshop

The dream of becoming developed nation can be fulfilled by strengthening trained, skilled, committed to work and the honest manpower, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Registrar Ch. Muhammad Hussain. He addressed the concluding session of Leadership Capacity Building Workshop held for the senior administration of the University at Syndicate Room.  
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Sports Gala arranged by Agrarian Society

The Punjab Government has earmarked Rs 400 million to set up a state-of-the-art women hostel for 1,000 students equipped with modern facilities at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad. It was approved at the meeting of Annual Development Programme.  
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad and Farmers Associates Pakistan have inked a Memorandum of Understanding

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad and Farmers Associates Pakistan have inked a Memorandum of Understandings to strengthen their ties in research and outreach activities in order to increase productivity and to address the issues of farming community at their doorstep.   
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Workshop on “Students Leadership”

The MoU was duly inked by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan and Engro Vice President Babur Sultan. According to the agreement, the Engro would provide Rs 5 million during three year for the research and development, scholarship and training programmes. National Institute of Food Science and Technology Director General Prof Dr Masood Sadiq Butt and other notables were also present on the occasion.  
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University of Agriculture Faisalabad and Engro Food inked a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen the research and development activities and industry- academia relations

The MoU was duly inked by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan and Engro Vice President Babur Sultan. According to the agreement, the Engro would provide Rs 5 million during three year for the research and development, scholarship and training programmes. National Institute of Food Science and Technology Director General Prof Dr Masood Sadiq Butt and other notables were also present on the occasion.  
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Public Lecture on “Agricultural Development, Trade and Bilateral Relations”

Former Chief Election Commissioner of India Dr Manohar Singh Gill on Friday said that ties between Pakistan and India need to be strengthened with dialogues, people-to-people contact and trade in order to get benefit from each other experiences. He addressed a special lecture on “Agricultural Development, Trade and Bilateral Relations” at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad at Iqbal Auditorium. UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan and Agriculture Secretary Punjab Dr Ijaz Munir were also present on the occasion.
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Spouse of Former Indian Election Commissioner and member Rajya Sabha, Mahonar Singh Gill visits stalls at family fun day at UAF  

The women role in social economic uplift of Pakistan is remarkable that will bring positive changes in the way to progress and prosperity, said Former Indian Election Commissioner and member Rajya Sabha, Mahonar Singh Gill. He inaugurated the Family Fun Day and Sports Gala at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad. He said women empowerment in the development of any society is essential. I am impressed to see the active participation of women in different activities at the University. India and Pakistan had the similarities in culture. The agriculture is the contributing the lion share in the economies of the both countries. He said that joint efforts on the part of the agricultural experts and scientists are needed to cope with the issue of food insecurity and climate changes. He said that the Ludhiana University had set up a model of the outreach activities in order to address the farming community at their doorstep. He lauded increasing trend of the women enrolment at the varsity, touching 47 percent.
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Family Fun Day and Women Sports Gala

The University of Agriculture is kicking off family Fun Day and Women Sports Gala on March 27. The Fun day organized by the Institute of Rural Home Economics and Office of Senior Tutor will bring the colorful events including stalls of the handmade products, jewelry, handicrafts, dresses sketches and portraits. A kid corner will also set up to provide the entertainment for the kids including games, swings etc. The events will be inaugurated by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan at 10:00 am.
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Three-day Spring Flower Show

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Tuesday kicked off three-day Spring Flower Show. With numerous plants and flowers on display, the flower show also has a landscape features ornaments along with rangoli section. The show was inaugurated by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan who was flanked by all deans and directors. The show arranged by Institute of Horticulture Science remained a centre of attraction for the flowers lovers who thronged the UAF to have a delight of the spring colours. With the venue at the heart of the city, ‘the Flower Show’ is the ideal place for families.
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Inaugural session of International Workshop on Bio-Char

The soil fertility is showing declining trend that can be enhanced with bio-char in order to increase the agricultural production for ever-increasing population. This was stated by speakers at the inaugural session of International Workshop on bio-char arranged by the University of Agriculture Faisalabad.
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Governor Punjab Ch. Muhammad Sarwa visits UAF

Punjab Governor Ch. Muhammad Sarwar has said Punjab government has allocated the funds worth Rs 50 billion for providing clean drinking water by installation of water filtration plants to the people throughout the province as 80 percent of population don’t have an access to potable water, resulting in breaking out water-born diseases.  
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Seminar on "World Water Day"

Pakistan is running through a difficult time in term of water scarcity as the per capita water availability has touched to threshold level, said Parliamentary Secretary on Finance and Economic Affairs Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan. Keeping the situation in view, as many as 50 dams were being constructed in the country, he said while addressed a seminar arranged at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad on World Water Day.  
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UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan and UAF North American Alumni Association, Canada President Dr Tahir ink a MoU to strengthen ties

The UAF North American Alumni Association, Canada and the University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Friday inked the Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen ties in academia and research. The MoU was duly inked by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan and Association President Dr Tahir. Talking to the Vice Chancellor, Dr Tahir said that the association is providing nine scholarships to the talented students in order to pursue their studies. He said that as many as Rs 7.55 million had been given to the UAF Endowment for the cause of education and research activities. He said each scholarship amount is Rs 48,000 per academic year. 
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Students perform at the Lyalpur Literature and Art Festival arranged by UAF

The nation can move the country to the height of progress by focusing on the message of the poet of East Allama Iqbal who guides us to cope with different odds facing the Muslim Ummah, said University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan. He addressed the poetry contest held under Lyallpur Literature and Art Festival arranged by UAF. He said Allama Iqbal based his thoughts on the Holy Quran. Allama Iqbal aroused the Muslim from disappointment and reminded them of their future. The vision of poet of the East and his thoughts were instruments in awakening the Muslims that led to provide a home to the Muslim of Subcontinent to spent their lives independently and practice their religion.
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Bilingual Declamation contest at Lyallpur Literature and Art Festival arranged by UAF

Quality education and increased literacy rate are imperative to cope with the different challenges faced the country. This was stated by University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan while addressing the Bilingual Declamation contest at Lyallpur Literature and Art Festival arranged by UAF. Addressing on the occasion, the Vice Chancellor said that the UAF was talking all measures to ensure the quality education at the campus by providing the latest facilities and latest teaching methods. He was of the view that festivity provides a platform to the students to exhibit their God-given qualities. He said that Pakistan was blessed with the talented youth who are the future builder of the country. He advised the students to set the goals in their chosen field that will help the country to make the progress. He said the the univeisty was committed to sharpening the skills of students not only in the classrooms but also outside the classrooms. The students should develop skills think out of the box to create their own world.
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The University of Agriculture Faisalabad will establish state-of-the-art satellite veterinary clinics on the outskirts of the City

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad will establish state-of-the-art satellite veterinary clinics on the outskirts of the city, said UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan. He addressed the symposium on tick and tick borne diseases arranged by the Faculty of Veterniary Sciences (FVS). The clinic will provide modern medical facilities to the livestock and pets at the doorsteps of the dwellers.
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The Punjab Food Authority and National Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFSAT), UAF inked a Memorandum of Understandings to work together for ensuring food safety

The Punjab Food Authority and the University of Agriculture Faisalabad’s National Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFSAT) on Friday inked a Memorandum of Understandings to work together for ensuring food safety with collaborative research, awareness programmes and revision of food laws etc.
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The Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST) has ranked the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF) as top university of Pakistan in the Degree Awarding Institutions for the Year 2014

The Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST) has ranked the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF) as top university of Pakistan in the Degree Awarding Institutions for the Year 2014. The University received a highest score of 779.17 among all universities. Whereas, Islamia University of Bahawalpur and University of the Punjab, Lahore stood second and third with score 477.98 and 273.03 respectively.  
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University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan inspects the Food Exhibition organized by NIFSAT, UAF

The food industry can fetch heavy revenue by promoting value addition and quality packaging at par with international standards that will help alleviate poverty in the country. This was stated by University of Agriculture Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan while inaugurating the Food Exhibition set up by the National Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFSAT). He was flanked by NIFSAT Director General Prof Dr Masood Sadiq Butt. At the exhibition, the students exhibited the skills in producing the different value-added food items. 
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