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PU Radio FM 104.6 celebrates 20th

In connection with the 20th anniversary of Punjab University Radio Center FM104.6, a re-launching ceremony was organized at the School of Communication Studies here on Tuesday.

On this occasion, PU Pro Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Saleem Mazhar, Dean Faculty of Information and Media Studies Prof Dr Khalid Mehmood, Director SCS Prof Dr Noshina Saleem, Radio Coordinator Dr Muhammad Akram Soomro, Program Manager Muhammad Irshad Chaudhry, Heads of various Departments, faculty members and a large number of students were present.

In his address, Dr Muhammad Saleem Mazhar said that PU Radio Center had played an important role for the training of students. He said that the students undergoing training at the radio center were making name of PU and SCS in not only national but also international media organizations.

Dr Khalid Mahmood said that there was a need to set up radio programs related to the ongoing research activities in the university to help the researchers. It is pertinent to mention here that due to some technical issues, radio broadcasting operations were suspended and PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmad sanctioned appropriate funds to install new equipment.

Later, cake of PU Radio center FM104.6 was cut.

PU marks World Food Safety Day

Punjab University Department of Food Sciences in collaboration with Nestle Pakistan, PCSIR, Punjab Food Authority and NAFS has organized a national seminar to mark World Food Safety Day at Al Raazi Hall here on Tuesday. On this occasion, Director General Punjab Food Authority Shoaib Khan Jadoon, Chairman Department of Food Sciences Punjab University Dr Shinawar Waseem, Ms Samreen Sahar from Nestle Pakistan, faculty members and a large number of students. The speakers elaborated on the importance of a balanced diet. “We need to change our eating habits to stay healthy,” they added. The speakers said that creating awareness among the people about the quality of food was a matter of urgency.

They said that there was a need to implement relevant laws regarding food safety. Moreover, various stalls of delicious and healthy food items were also set up.

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