Visit of Delegation from Sindh Club Karachi to PARC-SARC, Karachi

A delegation comprised of management and members of Sindh Club, Karachi including Mr. Shuja Baig, Col. (R) Muslihuddin Saadi and Syed Fahim Ahmad visited PARC-SARC, Karachi on 17-10- 2019. Dr. Syed Asim Rehan Kazmi, and Dr. Akhlaq Ahmed welcomed the guests. DG (PARC- SARC) briefed about the R&D activities of SARC and its allied research institutes located in Sindh province. Mr. Baig informed about initiation of Urban forests in Sindh Club premises including variety of exotic plants. They showed keen interest in initiation of Kitchen gardening at Sindh Club and sought technical help from PARC-SARC.

After meeting delegation visited Tissue Culture Laboratory and screen house, FQSRI, PARC, SARC. Mr. Parwaiz Ahmed Baloch, PSO/Incharge TCL informed about the different procedures being adopted for micro propagation as well as hardening of bread fruit and banana. Mr. Baig and his colleagues appreciated the efforts of TCL team being attached with the task. On his request six (06) tissue cultured plants of bread fruit (Artocarpus altilis) were handed over to Mr. Baig for plantation in Urban forest of Sindh Club, Karachi.

   DG (SARC) thanked Mr. Shuja Baig and his colleagues to visit PARC-SARC.