USAID-funded: Centre for Advanced Studies inaugurated

Published: December 9, 2015
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US Consul General Lahore Zachary Harkenrider PHOTO: ABID NAWAZ/EXPRESS

US Consul General Lahore Zachary Harkenrider PHOTO: ABID NAWAZ/EXPRESS

FAISALABAD: 

US is strongly committed to serve Pakistan especially in areas of economy, education and agriculture, said US Consul General Lahore, Zachary Harkenrider while speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony of the USAID-funded Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS) in Agriculture and Food Security, University of Agriculture Faisalabad.

“CAS worth $30 million will help flourish the agriculture and food security sector. It will also bridge the academia- industry gap and find solutions to issues like climate changes, economic crunch and food security,” said Harkenrider.

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“The partnership with the University of California, Davis will open up new avenues of development for the country. Thousands of Pakistani teachers have been trained and as for energy, US-assisted projects have added up 1,700 megawatt to the national grid.”

Published in The Express Tribune, December 9th, 2015.

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