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Pakistani officials undergo training at FAC
Claire Samantha T. Juanico | 2010-06-08 08:47:55 AM

Ten Pakistani government officials are currently undergoing the “Training on Freshwater Aquaculture Production and Research” conducted by the Freshwater Aquaculture Center in cooperation with the College of Fisheries.

The training started last June 23 and will wind up on September 14. The training participants are from the Livestock and Fisheries, and the Research and Development Departments of the Directorate of Fisheries Sindh Inland and Directorate of Fisheries Sindh Marine. Each participant is assigned to specialize on a topic in the training: Mr. Syed Ashraf Ali Shah (catfish seed production and hatchery management); Mr. Huzoor Bux Khoso (brackishwater aquaculture); Mr. Khalil ur Rehman Waggan (cage/pond culture of high value species); Mr. Syed Khursheed Hussain (freshwater aquaculture); Mrs. Khalida Siddique fish health management); Mr. Mohammed Rafi que Mirani (fish nutrition and feed formulation); Mr. Mohammed Saleem Akhtar Khan (tilapia sex reversal), Mr. Manzoor Ali Siyal (genetic improvement and management of breeders); Mr. Hussain Bux Siyal (freshwater prawn culture); and Mr. Aijaz Ahmed Memon (conservation techniques in capture fi sheries). The training was requested by the government of Pakistan as part of its “Technical Capacity Building through Foreign Diploma” program.

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