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Defense Day was observed as Kashmir Solidarity Day at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR), on September 6, 2019. A rally was also held in which participants paid tributes to the heroes of the nation and expressed complete solidarity with the people of occupied Jammu and Kashmir. Deans of various faculties, principals' officers, faculty members, an .... read more
Speakers said that Pakistan is highly vulnerable to the negative impacts of climate change and stressed that there is dire need to develop adaptation/management strategies to reduce the impact of climate change for sustainable crop production. They stated this while addressing at the inaugural session of the two days Hands-on training on "Climate change impact assessment and adap .... read more
A seminar on dengue control and prevention was held at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University on August 27, 2019 with an aim to raise awareness among the citizens against the disease. Speakers recommended preventive measures against the dengue mosquitoes and stressed the importance of collective preventive measures against it. They also urged the university employees and stud .... read more
The Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) and Association for Biorisk Management (ABM) Pakistan signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), on August 26, 2019. The main purpose of this MoU was to implement Pakistan Biorisk Management (PBMP) Program activities through mutual coordination of stakeholders and to control zoonotic pathogens through the .... read more
The tree plantation campaign has started at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR), on August 18, 2019, with an aim to plant tree as part of the Greener Pakistan Initiative to celebrate the Independence Day of Pakistan. Prof. Dr. Qamar-uz-Zaman, Vice Chancellor, PMAS-AAUR was the chief guest who formally inaugurated the campaign of tree plantation by .... read more
Malik Amin Aslam, Adviser to Prime Minister on ClimateChange, said that desertification is a major challenge to sustainable development in the country. He stated this at the seminar on "Combating Desertification in Pakistan" which was organized by Pir Meher Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) in collaboration with Sustainable Land Management Programme (SLMP), .... read more
The Two members' team of Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) including Engr. Prof. Dr.Daulat Khan and Engineer Jahanzaib Khan visited Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR), July 25, 2019, to assess the facilities and infrastructure for confirmatory visit for B.Sc Agricultural Engineering programme in the University. The team met with the University Vice C .... read more
Speakers at international seminar stressed to develop and initiate collaborative research projects between the Experts of University of Prince Edward Island,Canada and PMAS-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi. They also emphasized to engage the local industry (growers, processors and machinery manufacturers) to develop precision agriculture technologies to meet the regional needs. The .... read more
Two days (July 19-20, 2019) Basic Life Support training was held at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR). The aim of this training was to provide the training to make university's staff expert in the field of emergency to handle serious and life-threatening situations while proper medical response is still on the way. PMAS-AAUR Vice Chancel .... read more
Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sahibzada Mohammad Mehboob Sultan said Pakistan produced more than 12,000 tons honey annually. Addressing as a chief guest at a ceremony held on June 18, 2019 in connection with honey festival at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University the minister called for enhancing the capacity of the professionals and beekeepers .... read more