Imam urges scientists, teachers to meet emerging challenges for national development

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Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Syed Fakhar Imam urged the young scientists, teachers and researchers to step forward and meet the emerging challenges of economic development and national progress.

He was addressing the inaugural session of International Conference on Applied Zoology on Wednesday.

The conference was organized by the Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) in collaboration with the Government College University Faisalabad and the Applied Zoological Society of Pakistan (AZSP).

He said we need to execute the best practices of the developed economies and invest in human resource development”.

The Minister said that we need to have world-class universities and islands of excellence to compete with the world and progress.

Earlier, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ali, Vice Chancellor, Quaid-i-Azam University, in his welcome address said.

“I see this conference as a great opportunity for leading researchers to share their innovative ideas, experiences, and cutting edge research in Applied Zoological Sciences.
This effort will undoubtedly provide a great platform to show the importance of Animal Sciences focusing on diversity and biology.”

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