HEC chairman seeks expansion of UVAS meat shop

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Staff Reporter

Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan Dr Mukhtar Ahmed visited the meat shop of the University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore, and suggested expanding this project to other cities and promised all help in this regard.
The HEC chairman appreciated the UVAS for taking this initiative of providing safe and quality meat to people and called for enhancing research and development activities in the discipline of meat science.
Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha briefed the HEC chairman on the project and said that the university, in collaboration with the Livestock and Dairy Development Department Punjab has taken this initiative to provide traceable, hormone and antibiotic-free pure quality buffalo, calf meat to consumers at a competitive price as well as create awareness among consumers about quality beef.