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Foreign students welcomed at UAF

February 02, 2015 - FAISALABAD - Afghan Counsellor Naqibullah Ibrahimi on Saturday said Pakistan and Afghanistan are enjoying good relations on the basis of brotherhood, religion and culture and the ties would be further strengthened to fight the challenges. He was addressing a function held by International Club to welcome foreign students at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad. He said that prosperity is directly linked to quality education as it plays a pivotal role…

High honours: UAF student to address UN assembly

September 19, 2014- By Shamsul Islam FAISALABAD(Tribune): Rabia Faridi, a student of University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF), will receive Youth Courage Award 2014 at the upcoming session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 22. She will also address the general assembly. Faridi is the second Pakistani student invited to speak at the global forum. She is also a global youth ambassador on education at the UN. Faridi comes from a village near Samundri and…

Academic matters: Quality teaching essential for progress says UAF VC

July 12, 2014 FAISALABAD(express tribune): University of Agriculture Vice-Chancellor (UAF VC) Professor Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan said on Friday that effective teaching was essential for progress in society. Khan was addressing teachers from the faculties of agriculture and social sciences. He said that contemporary teaching methods needed to be introduced keeping with international standards. The VC said that the world owed much of its progress to widespread literacy and education. He said…

UAF holds seminar to mark World Camel Day

June 22, 2014 Management Department, University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) in collaboration with Camel Association of Pakistan organised a seminar in connection with World Camel Day at New Senate Hall on Saturday. Addressing on the occasion, UAF Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan said that amid the climate changes, diversified livestock is essential to meet the requirement of milk and meat. He said that UAF has introduced camel milk as this milk is highly nutritious and…

Begomovirus inflicting huge losses to agriculture productivity: UAF

May 27, 2014 KHALID ABBAS SAIF- BR Report The begomovirus is the major threat to cotton and vegetables, causing huge losses to agricultural productivity. This 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 Professor Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan while Dr…

UAF workshop on agronomy: speakers urge use of biochar to enhance soil fertility

May 13, 2014- BR The soil fertility, which is showing a declining trend, can be enhanced with biochar 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 an 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…

UAF seminar focuses agronomy

February 16, 2014 FAISALABAD (Nation): University of Agriculture Faisalabad will launch a new degree programme on remote sensing and GIS technology in order to explore agronomic prospects, said vice chancellor. He was addressing the concluding session of a two-week training programme on “Remote Sensing for Monitoring Agricultural Crops & Assessing Soil Salinity” organized by Institute of Soil & Environmental Sciences at new Senate Hall. Dr Iqrar Ahmad said that UAF was…

Agriculture sector is essential component of Pakistan economy: Governor Punjab

December 22, 2013 Punjab Governor Mohammad Sarwar has said that agriculture sector is an essential component of Pakistan economy has the full potential to devise strategies for poverty alleviation. In his message, read by Chancellor, Governor's nominee Professor Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan Vice Chancellor on the 20th Convocation of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF), the governor said that innovation and modern agriculture hold the key for the development, prosperity and uplift. He…

UAF keeps doing without key post

By Mohammad Saleem FAISALABAD: UAF The University of Agriculture Faisalabad administration`s failure to have a regular controller of examination for the last more than four years is creating problems for students. The students -BSc to PhD have neither been getting their medals for distinguished positions nor have they received degrees. Section 18 of the UAF Act 1973 reads: `The Controller of Examinations shall be a wholetime officer of the University and shall be appointed by the…

20th Convocation of Agriversity Faisalabad: UAF

FAISALABAD December 21: UAF: Punjab Governor Mohammad Sarwar has said that agriculture sector being the essential component of Pakistan economy has the full potential to devise strategies for poverty alleviation. In his message, read by Chancellor/ Governor’s nominee Prof. Dr. Iqrar Ahmad Khan Vice Chancellor on the 20th Convocation of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad, the governor said that innovation and modern agriculture hold the key for the development, prosperity and uplift. He…

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