World Egg Day celebrated at PMAS-AAUR


Staff Reporter

Speakers stressed that efforts should be made to increase egg consumption to ensure the good health of people because only a healthy generation can take a country to the pinnacle of progress and prosperity.
They said this while addressing a seminar “Importance of Egg for Human Health” to celebrate the world Egg Day, here on Friday at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR).
The seminar was organized by PMAS-AAUR Faculty of Veterinary & Animal Sciences (FV&AS), with an aim to create public awareness about the nutritional value and the importance of eggs for human health.
PMAS-AAUR, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Qamar uz Zaman was the chief guest. Dr Hassan Sarosh & Khalid Saleem Malik, Ex Chairman Pakistan Poultry Association, Dr. Arfan Yousaf, Dean FV&AS, Dr. Nasir Mukhtar of PMAS-AAUR and Dr Asif from SB Eggs were also present on the occasion.
The speakers emphasized the need for understanding that egg is a complete diet and replete with the best kinds of protein, vitamins and minerals. They also highlighted the real value of egg as an essential item of daily meals.
PMAS-AAUR, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Qamar uz Zaman said that the University is forming close ties with the poultry industry and could resolve challenges and problems through research.