Bahawalpur—Prof Dr Qaiser Mushtaq, Vice Chancellor, the Islamia University of Bahawalpur has said that agriculture is the backbone of national economy and it is need of the hour to upgrade this sector by value edition. The farmers should be trained for packaging and marketing of their agriculture product to earn foreign exchange.
The Islamia University of Bahawalpur is focusing on research in agriculture to introduce new verities of cotton, wheat and rice suitable in local climatic conditions. The Vice Chancellor appreciated the innovative agriculture product ideas of students. Stalls of agriculture machinery, pesticides, 1horticulture.