The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition of the University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore in collaboration with Pakistan Society of Food Scientists and Technologists (PSFST) on Tuesday organised a meeting of stakeholders on pre-arrangements of ‘International Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FONCE-2019)’.
Vice Chancellor Meritorious Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha chaired the meeting and reviewed preparations/arrangements for the upcoming Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo with the theme of “Innovations and Partnerships in Food Systems for Zero Hunger”. The event will be held on November 28-30, 2019.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof Pasha said the Punjab Government had taken many initiatives in the development of food sector and promoting food safety culture to improve the nutrition indicators. He said, food sector had a huge potential and have very much opportunities for professionals and entrepreneurs. He said the UVAS would provide its full support for making result-oriented successful conference and its door open for the assistance of professionals and researchers.
(PSFST) President Dr Masood Butt said the conference would bring national and international scientists, experts and stakeholders to a single platform for sharing their experiences and innovative knowledge in recent development and scientific advancement in the field of food science and nutrition. He also sought suggestions and recommendations from the participants to make this event successful.