Held with the cooperation of Selcuk University and Konya Metropolitan Municipality, The 4th Dairy Convention in which 13 countries are participating has started.
The 4th Dairy Convention which was held with the cooperation of Selcuk University (SU) and Konya Metropolitan Municipality has started.
Talking at the opening of the convention held in the SU Suleyman Demirel Cultural Centre, Prof. Dr. Mustafa Sahin the Rector of Selcuk University stated that the universities are extremely important institutions for the development of the countries, and they also plan the future of the countries and they are places where the generations who will rise the country are trained. He mentioned that the support of the Metropolitan Municipality added an extra value to this organisation. “Though the main topic in the convention is dairy, it is pleasing that we have had the chance to exchange opinions on different fields and share the experinces, because the experience and knowledge of every country could be different”, said Prof. Dr. Sahin.
IN TURKEY, THE SOURCE OF AGRICULTURE IS KONYA
Drawing attention to the importance of such a meeting being held in Konya, The Deputy Secretary General of Konya Metropolitan Municipality Abdulmelik Otegen stated that the future of human is directly correlated with agriculture and Konya is somehow the source of agriculture in Turkey.
Giving information about their Works related to agriculture as the Metropolitan Municipality, “ I believe that we will have positive results in accordance with the reports of the participants. We desire all these efforts to produce healthy results, because all these reports and meetings that draw attention to the problems such as agriculture and food safety and abolishment of food shortage are very important for our countries and for the future of the World” ,said Otegen.
WE WILL TRY TO BENEFIT FROM THE WISDOM AND EXPERIENCE OF TURKEY
Expressing that Turkey takes an active role among all the Muslim countries, Prof. Dr. Subhan Kureshi the Chairman of Pasaver Dairy Teknopark stated that they, as Pakistan, will try to benefit from the wisdom and experience of Turkey.
Moreover, Arif Yusuf the Deputy Secretary General of the Khyber Pakhunkhwa Government said “ The scientists in Pakistan and Turkey will carry out many conferences and congresses shoulder to shoulder and hand-to-hand in parallel with the technology centers by bringing together different ideas. Accordingly, I would especially like to thank Konya Metropolitan Municipality and Selcuk University.”
13 COUNTRIES HAVE PARTICIPATED IN THE CONVENTION
In the convention, which will last 5 days, as well as from Turkey, participants from Pakistan, Australia, Malaysia, China, India, Iraq, Egypt, Algeria, Mongolia, Niger, Sudan and Gambia will present reports. Mardan Female University Director Prof. Dr. Ghazala Yasmin, Pakistan World Bank Director Prof. Dr. M. Azam Kakar, The Head of Konya Plains Project (KOP) Regional Development Administration Ihsan Bostanci, The Head of Bahri Dagdas International Agricultural Research Institute Fatih Ozdemir, academicians, and other agricultural stakeholders have joined the opening of the convention.