Biodiversity Seminar Held at UO
The University of Okara’s Department of Zoology organized an online seminar on Biodiversity to raise awareness among the students at society at large to conserve the rich wildlife of Pakistan. Dr. Muhammad Wajid, Chairman Department of Zoology and Dr. Arshad Javaid, Associate Professor of Zoology at University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences delivered lectures on species conservation. Dr. Arshad told the students that Pakistan had a range of diverse animal species and most of those were at the verge of extinction due to extreme ecological transformations. Dr. Wajid urged the students to conduct research on the rare species and come up with the scientific and viable solutions to secure suitable habitat for them. He explained that the UO’s Zoology Department had been working to conserve the wildlife of the Okara region, especially the Lower Bari Dooab Canal. At the end of the seminar, Dr. Wajid thanked the Guest Speaker and the students on behalf of the Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Zakria Zakar.