The signing of a Mutual Cooperation Agreement (MCA) between MNS Agricultural University (MNSAU), Multan and National Bank of Pakistan was held virtually.
On behalf of MNS Agricultural University, Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Asif Ali and on behalf of the NBP Chief Group Rehmat Ali Hassani signed the agreement.
On the occasion, the VC said that purpose of the agreement between the two institutions is to provide services for the guidance of farmers and students.
It also aims at training and promotion of hydro punk, tunnel farming, vegetable nursery, ultra high density mango orchards, agricultural machinery, modern poultry, dairy farming, mugs, bioflake fish farming and mushroom production.
The agreement will also provide opportunities to the agricultural university students to learn and work in the field. Prof Dr Asif Ali said that the MCA aims at increasing the overall capacity of farmers and students so that the people involved in agriculture can benefit in a real sense.
The NBP Chief Group said that by focusing on the private sector, development and improvement can be bring about in the society.
He said that loans would be given to farmers and cultivators of 12 acres and less and the Agricultural University would facilitate the process for their welfare.
He further said that Multan Agricultural University is working for the betterment of the region and the day is not far off when this region would be the most productive region in the country.