LAHORE: The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore arranged an awareness walk to highlight the sacrifices of the armed forces to defend Pakistan.
Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr. Nasim Ahmad led the walk. At the same time, Chairman Department of Parasitology Prof Dr. Kamran Ashraf, Senior Tutor Prof Dr. Ali Raza Awan, and many students and faculty members participated in the walk. The walk started from the VC office and culminated in front of UVAS’s main lawn after taking the round of the city campus.
On the other hand, the UVAS Flood Relief Management Committee of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore under UVAS Flood Relief & Assistance Campaign 2022 arranged a review meeting of conveners and secretaries regarding the activities and working progress of flood relief volunteer teams to provide veterinary services & necessary items among flood victims here on Wednesday.
Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr. Nasim Ahmad (SI) presided over the meeting. He said it is a real honor for UVAS that Chancellor/Governor Punjab Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman appreciated UVAS flood relief efforts for flood victims in a befitting manner. He said Governor Punjab always encourages UVAS to work for the betterment of humanity. He said UVAS is a unique university that is working not only for the development of the livestock sector even also serving in the odd circumstances of the country, like natural disasters related to floods and earthquakes in the past.
Prof Dr. Nasim said that flood relief volunteer teams provide relief services and goods to deserving flood victims transparently, and such teams are role models for others. He mentioned that with the effort of UVAS’s whole staff and donors, we successfully developed a model that other higher education institutions can replicate. He said I am very thankful to all the donors and their trust on UVAS is appreciable.
Earlier, Convener UVAS Flood Relief Management Committee Prof Dr. Muhammad Ijaz briefed the participants about the flood relief volunteer team efforts and their day and night work. He shared that large and small animals (buffalo/cattle, sheep & goat, horse, dog & cat) 444 Fazilpur, 279 Rajanpur, 229 Dera Ghazi Khan, and 195 in Taunsa Sharif were vaccinated & treated so far in the flood-hit areas. He said UVAS flood relief volunteer teams also distributed ration/food items, mosquito nets, and mats among 298 deserving families of these flood-affected areas transparently.
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Arsalan Haider is a reporter at Academia Mag and has worked with leading national dailies and news channels. He tweets @arsalanhaider14

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