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Fish sale point inaugurated at PU
Fish sale point inaugurated at PU

Lahore: (Wednesday, January 3, 2018): Punjab, University Department of Zoology has started fish sale point at Punjab University New Campus. The PU has established Fish Research Farms on 6 Acres area for the purpose of thesis research, practical training and demonstration studies for students. The surplus fish from these farms is offered to the university teaching community and staff on the subsidized governmental rates. Fresh and live fish is sold at the Fish Sale Point New Campus once a week. Inaugurating the fish sale point, Faculty of Life Sciences Prof. Dr. Muhammad Naeem Khan appreciated the efforts of the Department of Zoology for the excellence achieved in research and development in the applied sectors of fisheries, wildlife & zoo management, biodiversity conservation, agriculture entomology, microbiology and biomedical sciences including biotechnology.

He appreciated the Department of Zoology for initiating industrial linkages with fisheries sector for training and transfer of modern fish farming technologies for aquaculture and rural development in the country. Chairman Zoology Department Prof. Dr. Javed Iqbal Qazi highlighted various academic achievements of his department and congratulated Incharge Fish Research Farm, Dr. Hafiz Abddullah Shakir for record production of fish from the research farms. A large number of teaching staff and graduate students, researchers and support staff from the Department of Zoology attended the inaugural ceremony and purchased the fish.