The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr. Nasim Ahmad visited flood-affected areas in Rajanpur, Fazilpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, and Taunsa Sharif. He inspected relief activities by the UVAS Flood Relief Volunteer teams.

The UVAS flood relief teams provided veterinary services by treating, vaccinating, and deworming flood-hit livestock and distributing rations, necessary daily-use items, and animal feed among the flood victims.

The Vice-Chancellor encouraged and appreciated the UVAS flood relief volunteer teams for distributing relief goods among the poor flood-hit livestock farming community. He also felt sad to see people’s misery and destruction in flood-hit areas. He said UVAS also distributed animal feed worth over Rs 3 million among poor livestock farming families in these areas. He thanked all the donors for their trust in UVAS and generous donations in cash and kindness for the flood victims. With donors’ help and the university staff’s efforts, the Vice-Chancellor said that UVAS completed its first phase of flood relief activities. UVAS will send its teams to Karor Lal Eason Layyah, Charsadda, and Rajanpur for relief activities in the second phase.

During his visit, Prof Nasim met Commissioner Dera Ghazi Khan, Mr. Liaqat Ali Chattha, and Vice-Chancellor Ghazi University Dera Ghazi Khan Prof Dr. Muhammad Tufail and briefed them on UVAS flood relief activities in the DG Khan division. Mr. Liaqat Chattha acknowledged the UVAS services for the help of needy/deserving families.

Chancellor/Governor Punjab Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman appreciated UVAS Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr. Nasim Ahmad for personally supervising the relief efforts of UVAS flood relief teams. He observed that on his call, more than 40 universities in Punjab are engaged in flood relief activities.

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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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