3rd National Training on Commercial Ostrich farming

A two day 3rd National Training on Commercial Ostrich Farming concluded at Pir Mehr Ali Shah, Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR), on September 27, 2017.


The training was organized by the Station for Ostrich Research & Development -Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, with an aim to train & guide the ostrich farmers about, Hay & Silage making for sustainable Ostrich and for the promotion of ostrich farming in Pakistan


At the concluding ceremony Prof. Dr. Rai Niaz Ahmad Vice Chancellor PMAS-AAUR was the chief guest and was also attended by Deans, Directors, faculty members and ostrich farmers from all wide the Pakistan.


While addressing, Prof. Dr. Rai Niaz Ahmad, Vice Chancellor PMAS-AAUR, keeping in view the growing needs of industry in Pakistan and its scope all over the world said, "The booming trend of Ostrich farming in Pakistan is no doubt the best source of foreign earnings but also it is suitable alternate to meet with the high demand of livestock and to cope with food shortage in future."


He emphasized each and every individual to play due role for the development of society and said, "All individuals must put in all efforts by utilizing the optimal resources for the development of country."


He applauded the efforts of organizers for the expansion of field knowledge with ostrich farmers and for their due role for the promotion of industry at the national level. He also distributed the certificates among the participant of training.


Dr. Arfan Yousaf, dean Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and Dr. Nasir Mukhtar, in charge Station for Ostrich Research and Development also addressed the participants.