FAISALABAD: A six-day Rabi Festival will be held at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad from November 2 to 7. The festival aimed to provide a platform to farmers, researchers and others to interact that will help increase agricultural productivity.
On the occasion, colourful events will be held, including innovative ideas contests, agriculture exhibition, Kissan convention, International conference on cotton, seminar on Indus Water Treaty and other programmes.
On November 2, the Dice agricultural innovative ideas event will be held at 9:30 am at Iqbal Auditorium following a Dice event exhibition at 11:30 at Exhibition Centre. In addition, a handball match will be at 3:00 pm at the University Sports Ground.
On November 3, the Dice contest prize distribution will be held at 5:00 pm at exhibition centre.
On November 4, one-day seminar on Indus Water Treaty will be held at 1:00 am at New Senate Hall with WAPDA Chairperson Muzammil Hussain as the chief guest.
On November 5, an agriculture exhibition will begin at exhibition center at 9:30 am following a seminar on Cotton at New Senate Hall. Besides, a basket ball match will also be held at University Ground at 3:00 pm.
On November 6, farmers’ convention will be held at Iqbal Auditorium at 10:30 am. A Kabadi match and Tug of War match will be held at 3:00 pm at University Ground. A cultural night show has also been arranged that will start at 7:30 pm at Iqbal Auditorium.
On November 7, prize distribution of agriculture exhibition will be arranged at Expo Centre at 5:00 pm.
Published in The Express Tribune, November 1st , 2016.