Islamabad (3rd January, 2018).... Dr. Ghulam Raza Bhatti, Member (O&P), Higher Education Commission and Dr. Manzoor Hussain Soomro, President, the ECO Science Foundation (ECOSF) visited AZRI (PARC) Umerkot on 01-01-2018. The both scientists thoroughly visited the institute’s activities in detail and appreciated the work executed by the institute.
Both Scientists urged to train the local community and expand their ideas to the other farmers of the community. Dr. Manzoor Soomro advised to coordinate with the team of Sindh Coal Authority as they are wondering for such type of the expertise. Dr. Bhatti said that its very surprising for me that such type of work is doable in desert area and its very impressive for him to project these success stories with his organization.
They appreciated the vision of the PARC Management for taking interest in this remote area. This institute can play a vital role for the farmer’s community of the Thar dessert. Both Scientists also appreciated AZRI, Umerkot Scientists to tackle the problems of arid/semi-arid agriculture of Thar and surrounding areas and develop technique of the best land use in the arid region of Thar and adjoining irrigated belt of lower Sindh.
Director (PR&P) PARC
Edited by Muhammad Fiaz Joyia
Director (SC&P) NARC