IUB to support growers in drip irrigation system: VC


Our Correspondent


Vice-Chancellor the Islamia University of Bahawalpur Engr Prof Dr Athar Mahboob has visited the agriculture farm of a progressive grower Asif Majeed in Muzaffargarh and witnessed the date palm orchard irrigated through drip irrigation. He also met Chairman Kashmir Committee Syed Fakhar Imam, Vice-Chancellor MNS University of Agriculture Multan Prof. Dr Asif Ali, Dr Khalid Abdullah, Cotton Commissioner Khalid Khokhar, Qasim Langah, date palm expert Gomal University Prof. Dr Attique, Sardar Sultan Nasir, progressive grower Asad Iqbal and other dignitaries of Multan and Muzaffargarh. Director ORIC Prof. Dr Muhammad Iqbal and Manager ORIC Dr Maqshoof Ahmad the Islamia University of Bahawalpur were also present on this occasion.
The Vice-Chancellor IUB appreciated the efforts of the grower in planting date palm in the desert area of the region by efficiently utilizing the brackish water through drip irrigation system.