KU signs MoU with World Poultry Science Association to deliver skills-based training

The University of Karachi and the World Poultry Science Association have signed the Memorandum of Understanding to promote and deliver skills training and other programs for the benefit of students and to initiate joint academic activities leading to academic excellence .

According to the MoU, KU and WPSA would develop and collaborate on joint academic and industrial cooperation and establish a strategic partnership to facilitate the bilateral potential between KU Department of Physiology and WPSA.

On this occasion, KU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr. Khalid Mahmood of Iraq, while appreciating the efforts of Physiology Department Chairman Dr. Taseer Ahmad Khan, said that we want to create a program that expands education students and their practical experience.

The Chairman of Physiology Department, Dr. Taseer Khan informed the participants that 45 students have chosen the field of BS Poultry Science which is announced for the first time and that University of Karachi is the 10th university in the country to offer this courses in Pakistan.

He mentioned that the Industrial Advisory Council is also set up at the University of Karachi under which the needs of the industries can be better met. Meanwhile, the Head of Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization at University of Karachi, Dr. Asma Tabassum said that we want students to do projects and research during the final year of the program that match industry needs. .

Meanwhile, World Association of Poultry Science President Waqar Alam said digitizing the curriculum was the need of the hour. “In this era of innovation, poultry farming is also facing new demands. We will fully support the University of Karachi in this regard.

WPSA General Secretary Dr. Munawar Hussain said poultry science is an important discipline that can provide students with future business opportunities, including jobs. We will also offer internships to students.

MoU Signing Ceremony was held at KU VC Secretariat and Professor KU VC Dr. Khalid Mahmood Iraqi and WPSA President Waqar Alam signed the MoU documents

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