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37th Pakistan Congress of Zoology( International)

37th Pakistan Congress of Zoology (International) was organized by the Government College University Faisalabad on February 28 to March 02, 2017. Where in Professor Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed (Chairman HEC) was the Chief Guest. It was hosted by Professor Dr. Muhammad Ali Shah (T.I),Vice Chancellor GCUF.Professor Dr. FarhatJabeen, Chairperson Department of Zoology, welcome the participants and presented the overview of the University.Whereas, Professor Dr. A.R Shakoori(T.T, S.I)President,Zoological Society of Pakistan presented the general overview of the Society. He also highlighted the achievements of the Society and publications of Pakistan Journal of Zoology and its proceedings.The Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Muhammad Ali Shah (T.I) highlighted the different academic, researchand extra activities and achievements under his dynamic leadership. He thanked the chairman HEC for providing gracious funding due to which University is prospering rapidly.He also thanked all National and International participants and presenters arrived from Turkey,Thailand and UK. The International Scholars including, Ram C. Bhujel, Aqua Centre, Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand discussed. Conservation and Wise Use of Aquatic Terrestrial Animals,Prof. Dr. QaziJaved Iqbal, Chairman, Department of Zoology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. Highlighted Leading Role of Biologists for the Development of Biofuel Sector in Pakistan,Hasan HuseyinAtar, Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey presented Turkish Fisheries and Aquaculture.Thereafter,Chairman HEC addressed the audience in such a beautiful manner which was highlyappreciated by the participants.He also appreciated the efforts of the University’s Vice Chancelloron University progressing and booming extra ordinarily.Gold Medals and Shields were awarded to the selected meritorious senior and young scientists.After incorporation,technical Session wereorganized in three parallel section in three halls.Scientific articles were presented on first day of congress. A meeting of executive council of Pakistan Zoological Society was also held to review the previous activities and to finalize future plans. People from all walks of life as well as students participated enthusiastically and they demanded for the continuation of such scientific event on regular basis in future. This was the first International Scientific event which was held in newly Constructed estate of the art building of auditorium of the University. The newly constructed auditorium has the capacity of twenty-five appreciated the efforts of Vice Chancellor in the completion of auditorium in a short time. The Congress will continue for three days in which National, International speakers will present their papers.