The University of Agriculture organized a seminar, nutrition  camp and art exhibition on the eve of Women Day at New Senate Hall, UAF.

The exhibition staged by Faculty of Food Nuttion and Home Sciences depicting their role, problems and their contribution for the development and prosperity of the country.

Dean Food Sciences Dr Masood Sadia Butt, MPA Firdous Rai , President Faisalabad Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry  Qurat ul Ain , Dr Basma Elahi from UK, Director Home Sciences  Dr Ayesha Riaz, Dr Nuzhat Huma, Dr Binish Sarwar, Dr Aysha Samreen,Dr Binish Israr and other notables spoke on the occasion.

Dr Masood Sadiq Butt  said women had played an important role in the socio-economic activities and development of the country. He said Islam gives women the great respect, and importance and it is the biggest upholder of women’s rights. The rights and respect  the Islam, which has given to the women as mothers, sisters and daughters and wives, have no parallel in any civilization.  Firdous Rai said that 50 percent of the population was comprising women. He lauded the role and sacrifices of the women for a healthy and prosperous society. He said that women effective role in the brought-up of kids are guranttee of the bright future.  Qurat ul Ain said that women entrepreneurship and empowerment played pivotal role in socio-economic empowerment of all underdeveloped countries like Pakistan.

Dr Ayesha Riaz said that with the adoption of the Islamic lifestyle, we can address the different challenges facing the humanity. She also lamented that divorce rate was also rising in the society for which we have to work on attitude and promote tolerances in the society.

Dr Nuzha Huma said that now the women are proving their mettel in the every sphere of the life. She said that we have to develop the entrepreneurship among the women.  Dr Basma Elahi added that the women were facing the different challenges.  Dr Binish Sarwar said that no nation can make the progress without the active contribution of the women in socio economic life.

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