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  • Mar 7th, 2016
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A meeting of the representatives of the Local Government Department, Khyber Pakhtunhwa and Agriculture, Livestock and Co-operatives Department, University of Agriculture Peshawar and the private sector was held here on Sunday. The meeting was chaired by Senior Minister Local Government Inayatullah Khan.

The minister appreciated the progress so far and directed for initiation of a summary for approval of the Chief Minister, regarding academic component at the University of Agriculture Peshawar and an autonomous DSP Board for boosting Halal meat export.

The meeting was attended by Mohibullah Khan, Special Assistant to Chief Minister for Livestock and Fisheries; Syed Jamal-ud-Din Shah, Secretary, LGE&RD; Professor M Subhan Qureshi, Dean FAHVS UAP/Chief Patron Dairy Science Park; Dr Sher Muhammad Director General Ext L&DD, Dr Ahmad Naveed, Director General Res L&DD and others.

The minister appreciated the concept of the Dairy Science Park to support the farmers' income, value-addition in the province, self-employment to the youth and hygienic food production.

Professor M Subhan Qureshi presented the plan for implementing the Diary Science Park. Sufficient progress has been made under the Park so far. Seven companies have been established including Dairy Life Cattle Feed, Farmers Sausage Company, Royal Dairies, DSP Innovations, Meat Park, Silage Factory.

He informed that collaboration had been made with the US Department of States for Biorisk Management, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences for industrial research, Khyber Medical University for public health initiatives and Pakistan Army for introduction of elite semen to medium sized farms and export.

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