Faisalabad. November 29 (APP): A two-member delegation of OIC Islamic Organization for Food Security, which included ambassador and coordinator for cooperation and welfare of the state Ambar Deif and DG Yerlan Baidulit, visited the vice chancellor of the University of Agriculture, Prof. Dr. Met Iqrar Ahmad Khan.
Principal Officer PRP and University spokesperson Professor Dr. Muhammad Jalal Arif and Professor Dr. Zulfiqar Ali were also present in the meeting. In the meeting, it was agreed that the University of Agriculture Faisalabad and the Islamic Organization for Food Security, will make joint efforts to establish a center for food security in the University of Agriculture to promote cooperation between agricultural scientists of Muslim countries. The nutritional needs of the population can be met.
Daulat Amber Deif said that the University of Agriculture is respected not only at the national level but also at the international level and the manpower prepared from here is honing their skills with the highest standards of competence at the international level. Is. He said that 37 members of the 57 countries of the International Islamic Organization are included in the Food Security Organization.
He expressed the hope that the Center for Food Stability in Pakistan could not be established in the University of Agriculture, but there could be more opportunities for development due to the presence of infrastructure and systems available in this sector. He further said that food security is a global problem that requires coordinated efforts at the international level and his recent visit to the University of Agriculture is a link in this regard.
Vice-Chancellor University of Agriculture Faisalabad Professor Dr. Iqar Ahmed Khan said that in order to overcome the important challenges of food security and malnutrition in the country, the Center of Higher Education for Food and Agriculture, National Institute of Food Science and Technology, along with The Pak-Korea Nutrition Center is continuously engaged while this proposed project of the Islamic Organization for Food Security will help ensure new developments in this sector.
Later, the members of the delegation visited the university's Center for Higher Education in Food and Agriculture, Center for Agricultural Law, Biochemistry and Biotechnology and also observed the encyclopedia of mango in the central library of the university.