News & Events

Meeting of Investment Committee (IC) of NCLBG&G

A meeting of Investment Committee for Endowment Fund of NCLBG&G was held on March 28, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the committee room of the PMAS-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi. Dr. Muhammad Moaeen-ud-Din, Central Project Director, chaired the meeting while meeting M. Aqeel Sultan (Registrar), SyedaIramUmer (Treasurer) Dr. Ikram Ali Malik (Chairman Federal Board) and Dr. Ghulam Bilalattended the meeting.

Dr. Muhammad Moaeen-ud-Din briefed the committee on NCLBG&G project, Endowment fund of NCLBG&G and its ToRs as per approved PC-1, Mandate of the Investment Committee (IC) and Mandate of the National Steering Committee (NSC) regarding disbursement of Endowment Fund of NCLBG&G.

The committee took important decision regarding investment of NCLBG&G endowment funds in light of rule & regulations on the subject. All the inputs given by the members were commendable particularly Dr. Ikram Ali Malikwho shared his valuable experiences on the subject. Moreover, earlier the committee was constituted by worthy Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. NadeemAkhtarAbbasi who took special measures to streamline the NCLBG&G project keeping in view the national interest.

Visit of Dr. Muhammad Moaeen-ud-Din to Canada

Dr. Muhammad Moaeen-ud-Din visited Vancouver Canada in July 2018 to attend annual Animal Science Conference and Trade Show 2018. He presented several talks over there in local goat population. He highlighted the importance of goat in economy of poor and landless farmers in Pakistan during his oral talks. He also visited dairy goat and dairy cow farms during his visit to Canada and found that our local goat have capability to produce as much milk as western dairy goat can, particular DDP breed of South Punjab if it is reared at scientific level in Pakistan. It could be a substantial source of cheese that has many medicinal effects especially against allergies.

Another important objective of the visit was to develop collaboration with international community, particularly in Canada. During his visit, he met many scientists and explored the opportunity to have collaborative research that would be beneficial for Pakistan. Scientist i.e. Filipo and Evelline show their interest to become the part of NCLBG&G. The visit was funded by HEC travel grant.