China team visits Arid Agriculture University

Rawalpindi:December 5: A six members delegation from Guizhou Academy of Sciences, China headed by Prof. Zhang Hongjiang visited Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) to see the potential for development of mountainous agriculture, situation of economic crop cultivation in Pakistan, sharing information regarding agricultural products & crop pest control and to explore the further possibilities to exchange technical knowledge and establish a mutual working relationship between both the institutions. The delegation met with PMAS-AAUR Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Sarwat Naz Mirza and Deans of various faculties and concerned institutions /directorates. The delegation discussed the areas of mutual interest in various disciplines to collaborate in future. Dr. Sarwat Naz Mirza briefed about university’s mission, functions, programmes and also shared various achievements and initiatives and also apprised on the completed, ongoing and proposed academic and research projects with the delegation. He hoped for the research and academic collaboration in the areas of high efficiency irrigation system, mountain agriculture, technological advancements, testing and analysis for development of products and services and for the exchange of faculty members, students and other joint research activities.The news.

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