The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore (UVAS) and Institute of Public Health Lahore (IPH) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a mutually beneficial relationship built on academic and research cooperation.
Chairman Board of Management former governor Punjab Lieutenant General (retd) Khalid Maqbool and Dean (IPH) Prof Dr Zarfishan Tahir from the Institute of Public Health Lahore and Vice Chancellor Meritorious Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha and Dean Faculty of Biosciences Prof Dr Habib-ur-Rehman signed the MoU in a ceremony held at IPH.
Speaking on the occasion, Khalid Maqbool said the MoU would be very beneficial for both institutions and these institutions would gain knowledge and experiences from each other. He said through the MoU both institutions would also get maximum benefits from their facilities like laboratories and libraries.
While addressing the MoU ceremony, Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha said it was direly needed to work on food safety and food security issues under one health concept. He also lauded the supportive role of Khalid Maqbool during his tenure as a former governor Punjab for development of the UVAS.
According to the MOU, both institutions will jointly arrange academic programmes on human food nutrition, research activities and publications on their collaborative research projects.