The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore celebrated the 74th Independence Day of Pakistan with zeal and zest on Saturday.
Flag-hoisting ceremonies, walks, seminars, patriotic songs, VC message regarding Independence Day, UVAS Documentary and in connection with plant for Pakistan tree plantation ceremonies featured the day at all UVAS campuses.
The day began with Quran Khawani and special prayers in the university mosque for the martyrs and for the progress and prosperity of the country and university.
Later in flag-hoisting ceremony, Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad hoisted the national flag at Ravi Campus Pattoki while Principal Officer Students Affair Prof Dr Athar Mahmood, Dean Faculty of Fisheries and Wildlife Prof Dr Noor Khan, Principal Officer Ravi Campus Dr
Arshad Javid and a large number of faculty members and administrative staff with their families and children attended these ceremonies.
Meanwhile, Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Masood Rabbani also hoisted the national flag at City Campus Lahore. The university also arranged a walk.
VC Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad led the walk while faculty members and staff participated and walk started from Oval ground and culminate at Prof Dr Muhammad Akram Educational Complex after took the round of A block at Ravi Campus.
Later a seminar was held where Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad congratulated the university employees and students on celebrating Independence Day.
He said we must remember the services of our elders who had sacrificed their lives for the achievement of our motherland.
He said for the last 7 decades our country is facing different challenges in terms of natural disaster, disease pandemic and various foreign issues our nation always stood united against in the odd circumstances.
He also paid homage to Kashmiri martyrs and said their sacrifices for the movement of independence would not be wasted.