Pakistan economy depends on agri promotion
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s economy depends on agriculture sector therefore the role of agriculture scientists as think tank who are the asset of our country cannot be avoided.
Chairman Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) Dr Iftikhar Ahmad addressing the retired agricultural scientists, officers and staff on Monday said the retirement of agricultural scientists would be a great loss to the organisation. PARC will suffer a lot in the coming years. Dr Iftikhar stressed the administration and accounts directorates to facilitate the retired employees on priority basis to settle their pension and other issues. He directed the scientists association to coordinate with retired scientists to benefit from their knowledge and experiences.
He asked the management to prepare a project for establishment of hospital alongwith laboratory facility for the treatment of employees and their families. He advised a PARC Foundation might also be established to further facilitate the employees of PARC.
Dr Azeem Khan DG NARC, Dr Nadeem Amjad Member (NRD) PARC, Sardar Ghulam Mustafa Director (PR&P), Dr Altaf Sher (PARSA), Dr Zahid Saleem ex-PSO, Dr Khalique Ahmad, Taj Naseeb representative of Scientists Association PARSA and Riaz Ali Shah General Secretary EPARC highlighted various issues of the employees. Chairman PARC distributed performance shield to Dr Saleem Zahid ex-PSO, Saleem Zia Toor ex-PSO, Abdul Qayyum ex-PSO, Ghulam Sarwar ex-PEO, Iftikhar Ali Khan ex-Director F&A, Najeeb Ullah Khan ex-PSO, Muhammad Saeed ex-PRO, Shahid Hameed, Zulfiqar Ali, Faiz Akbar, Muhammad Yasin and other retired employees of the Council. Daily Times