Declining population of Bees and Pollinators is a growing threat leading towards food insecurity and biodiversity issues, in this wake; World bee day was organized at National Agricultural Research Centre by Honeybee Research institute.
The event was attended by a huge gathering of beekeepers, farmers, and scientists. Chairman PARC Dr. Ghulam Muhammad Ali was chief guest of the event.
In his address, Chairman PARC Dr. Ghulam Muhammad Ali, annotated that research based solution to the beekeeping industry is the prime function of PARC and in this regard Honeybee Research Institute has clear guidelines for future research on the clinical trials of the each floral honey to know its medical honey value. Chairman PARC, also told that due to efforts of PARC, Pakistan is now exporting honey to the world worth about 10 Million USD.
Dr. Rashid Mahmood Director HBRI, NARC/National Coordinator Honeybees welcomed the guest and briefed about the importance of world bee day and bees in our life along with current scenario of beekeeping in the country.