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One day “Aqua Idea Workshop” was organized by the joint collaboration of University of Education and Alltech Pakistan at UE Township Campus. Chairman National Agriculture Research Council Dr. Azeem was the chief guest. The workshop was attended by the Vice Chancellor of different universities such as Vice Chancellor University of Education Pro. Dr. Talat Naseer Pasha (S.I), Vice Chancellor, Quaid-i-Azam University Dr. Muhammad Ali, Vice Chancellor, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Dr. Naseem Ahmad, Vice Chancellor, Govt. College Women University, Faisalabad Dr. Robina Farooq, Chief Executive Officer, Fisheries Development Board Dr. Anser Mehmood Chatta, Director General Fisheries Department, Punjab Dr. Skindar Hyat and Managing Director Alltech Pakistan Dr. Shahzad Naveed Jadoon.
While welcoming the guests & participants Vice Chancellor, University of Education Pro. Dr. Talat Naseer Pasha (S.I) said the aim of organizing this workshop is to bridge public private linkages, innovative Aqua dialogue through Aqua Idea workshop, revolution in better economy and food security through Aqua collaborations, showcasing and mapping the bigger Aqua culture opportunities in Pakistan, defining roadmap In genetics, feed & feeding, processing, Aqua management and fulfilling the suppy chain gaps through Aqua Value Creation Model. Dr. Talat Naseer Pasha said we have gathered all the stake holders i.e. govt. officials, private sector, academia & researchers on this plate form on which they can discuss their ideas & experiences to develop Aqua Culture Industry. He said if we use latest technology & innovative ideas backed by best management skills, then we can definitely promote the fisheries sector to the desired level. The present govt. is doing a lot to help Aqua Culture Industry while taking different steps and we the academicians & researchers should play our due role to help govt in this noble cause. We should follow the concept of knowledge based economy, if we really want to meet the challenges of 21st Century, he added.
While addressing the workshop, the different speakers including chief guest Dr. Azeem said the University of Education and Alltech deserve the appreciation for organizing such a useful workshop which will be proved a first step towards the development of Aqua Culture. They said 30% area of Pakistan has water which has large reservoir of different types of fishes & other sea food but because of poor infrastructure, lake of technology and management skills we are not getting benefits from this opportunity. They said such type of activities can help to boost our economy at large.