Miftah appreciates IUB research activities

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Federal Finance Minister Miftah Ismail has appreciated the research activities of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur which are very important in the country’s economy. This was expressed today during a meeting with Vice Chancellor, the Islamia University of Bahawalpur Engr. Prof. Dr. Athar Mahboob at the office of the Federal Ministry of Finance.

He said that the Islamia University of Bahawalpur’s research on cotton varieties is very important for the country’s textile industry and he is happy to know that the Islamia University of Bahawalpur has researched very positive results in other agricultural fields apart from the cotton field. On this occasion, Vice-Chancellor Engr. Prof. Dr. Athar Mahboob said that the research projects of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur are adding 30 billion dollars to the country’s economy annually, which can improve the Pakistan’s economy and the university’s contribution to the country.

He said that the cotton varieties of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur have excellent production and are effective against diseases in local climatic changes and cotton seeds of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur are grown on 50% of the cultivated area of Punjab.

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