Seventeen Engineer of WAPDA along with the senior faculty members visited National Tea & High Value Crops Research Institute, Shinkiari, (PARC), on 24.08.2019.
Dr. F.S. Hamid CSO/Director, NTHRI well come the group at the Institute. The group was led by Engineer Abdual Rehman. In the welcome session CSO/Director, NTHRI Dr.F.S.Hamid briefed the guests regarding the long history of tea cultivation to present status and potential of this valuable crop. Later on guests were briefed through presentation on research and developmental work with new activities of high value crops i.e., Tea, Kiwi , Olive , Litchi , Fruits, Vegetables, and Medicinal plants cultivation & its preservation particular in district Mansehra and KPK through NTHRI developmental projects.
The gusts visited tea nursery, plantation, progeny garden, black & green tea processing plants, Kiwi Fruits orchard, Fruit orchards (germplasm), Olive nursery, Vegetables Section, Medicinal Block Area and NTHRI display center. They took very keen interest in all parts of activity and highly impressed the achievements of NTHRI (PARC). Finally they paid a vote of thanks to NTHRI (PARC) and presented a memorable shield to the Institute.
(Dr. Abdul Waheed)