Published On: Thu, Apr 8th, 2021
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Chinese business delegation discusses collaboration with UVAS

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LAHORE: An eight-member Chinese business delegation led by Royal Group China President Mr Chen Yiyi visited the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore on Wednesday and discussed the possibilities of collaboration in livestock sector, especially import of buffalo semen and embryos and setting of semen and embryo labs in Punjab.

Minister for Livestock and Dairy Development Department Punjab Sardar Husnain Bahadur Dareshak chaired the meeting while UVAS Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor University of Education Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha, UVAS Pro Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Masood Rabbani and officers from Livestock Department were present. Other members of the Chinese delegation were Royal Group Vice-President Ms TengCuijing, GM Cattle Company Royal Group Mr Li Shijiang, Investment Directors of China Orient Capital Mr Zhang Chong and Liu Zhiyuan and Chairman Guanxi Bushan Co Xiao Ziqi.

The Chinese delegation desired collaboration with the UVAS in processing of buffalo milk products, establishment of joint semen and embryo labsin both Pakistan and China and exchange of scientists.

Prof Pasha spoke about investment opportunities and challenges in livestock sector. Earlier Prof Dr Amjad Riaz gave a detailed presentation on buffalo development and possible areas of collaboration between UVAS and China.

Later, the Chinese delegation visited the Central Laboratory Complex at UVAS Ravi Campus, where they were briefed on the working of different labs.