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Chairman PARC Dr. Yusuf Zafar T.I. Elected as new Chairman of APAARI-Thailand

Islamabad (November 06 )….. Dr. Yusuf Zafar, T.I. Chairman of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and prominent international Pakistani biotechnology scientist has been elected as new Chairman of Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI), based in Thailand,  in a General Assembly Meeting held in Taichung City, Taiwan.

Dr. Yusuf Zafar T.I. was elected unopposed. The countries like Fiji, Iran, Bhutan, Samoa, Papua New Guine, Vietnam, Taiwan and Sri Lanka supported the proposal initiated by India. It is a great honour for Dr. Yusuf Zafar as well as PARC and Pakistan.

The APAARI was established in December 1990 and has since grown into an important regional forum to promote the development of National Agricultural Research System (NARS) in the  Asia-Pacific region through intra-regional and inter-institutional co-operation.  APAARI's policies, plans, strategies and programmes focus on resolving regional concerns on increase productivity and resource-use, food security, protect / conserve the environment, poverty and agricultural sustainability.


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