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MoU signed to promote Halal meat
MoU signed to promote Halal meat

LAHORE: (Wednesday, March 29, 2017): Punjab University Institute of Agricultural Sciences and Amanah Halal Research Centre have signed a memorandum of understanding to conduct workshops, training programs, research etc regarding Halal meat. In this regard, a ceremony was held at committee room of PU Vice Chancellor’s office here on Wednesday.

PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir, Dean Faculty of Life Sciences Prof Dr Naeem Khan, Director Institute of Agricultural Sciences Prof Dr Saleem Haider, Amanah Halal Research Centre Chief Executive Officer Mr Muhammad Ashfaq, Assistant Professor Dr Shinawar Waseem and other faculty members were present on the occasion. According to MoU, both the parties would jointly conduct trainings and workshops for the faculty and students of IAGS for their capacity building. Both the organizations, depending on the market need, would share resources such as trainers and intellectual property for specific events. Both the parties would share their experiences in organizing activities related to Halal food, locally and internationally. Addressing the meeting, Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir said that there was a huge potential in Pakistan’s Halal food industry and we must make joint efforts to increase Pakistan’s exports of Halal meat. He said that we must enhance our share in international markets.