UAF fest features rural life, gur dishes

Published February 28, 2024
A stall at gur and cultural mela. — Dawn
A stall at gur and cultural mela. — Dawn

TOBA TEK SINGH: A large number of people thronged the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) to have the delight of the rural culture as the university organised a Gur and cultural festival (mela).

The festival featured different colours of rural life, dishes of Gur and traditional foods.

The event was arranged by the Agri Tourism Club and Senior Tutor Office in collaboration with Pak US Alumni Network north Punjab chapter at the UAF Agri Heritage Museum.

The festival was inaugurated by Vice Chancellor Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan, who was flanked by progressive farmer Mushtaq Minhais, Engineer Jawed Salim Qureshi, Dr Najma Afzal, Director Research Dr Jafar Jaskani, Senior Tutor Dr Shoukat Ali, Director Farms Dr Shahid Ibne Zamir, Dr Umair Gull, Dr Fahad Rasul, Dr Irfan Afzal, Dr Nadeem Akbar, Dr Naveed and Urfa Bin Tahir.

Dr Iqrar said by fostering the relationship between scientists and farmers, innovation in agriculture and per acre increment could be ensured.

Dr Shoukat Ali said different colours of rural culture were presented in the festival so that the young generation could enjoy the beautiful moments of our culture as well as promote healthy traditions in society.

Published in Dawn, February 28th, 2024

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