World Egg Day Celebrated on 13th October, 2017
Pakistan Poultry association celebrated world egg day on 13th Oct, 2017
As per directions of Dr. Muhammad Aslam, Chairman – PPA and Dr. Arshad Hanif Ch, Zonal Chairman – PPA (Northern), World Egg Day 2017 was celebrated in all over Pakistan in a very organized manner on 13th October, 2017 under the supervision of Mr. Khalid Saleem Malik, Ex-Chairman – PPA. On this occasion a brief documentary on nutritional benefits of Eggs was prepared and shown on Channel City 042 and City 041 during the whole day. The documentary was also shown in all over Pakistan on cable channels. In Pakistan, PPA celebrated World Egg Day on vast level. The purpose of organizing World Egg Day is to make the general public aware of the nutritional value of eggs and its importance for human health. Pakistan Poultry Association celebrated World Egg Day this year with great zest at Different cities of Pakistan.
A source of high quality protein is essential for:
- Growth of Human Body
- Healthy Brain Development
- Improving concentration levels
- Supporting the Body’s immune system
- Essential to support the effectiveness of vaccinations and antiretroviral drugs.
Walks, Egg Cooking Competition, press conference and egg distribution were arranged whose detail is as under:
In Rawalpindi, Dr. Muhammad Aslam, Central Chairman – PPA; Dr. Muhammad Sadiq, Ex-Chairman – PPA; Mr. Khalid Saleem Malik, Ex-Chairman PPA; and Dr. Abdul Rehman, Director – Poultry Research Institute (PRI), Rawalpindi arranged & took participation in various programs held in Poultry Research Institute Rawalpindi (PRI), Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (AAUR) and Rawalpindi Chambers of Commerce and Industry (RCCI). The programs included Pamphlets and Eggs distributed to public, Egg Cooking Competition, Awareness Walk, Seminar on benefits of eggs, Meetings, press conferences etc.
In Sialkot, Beautiful Celebrations of World Egg Day in Punjab School Booth Sialkot under supervision of Malik Akbar and in Faisalabad, on the eve of World Egg Day a meeting arranged with Law Minister Punjab Rana Sanaullah Khan, Ex-Vice Chancellor Agriculture University Faisalabad (UAF), Rana Iqrar Ahmed Khan and Rana Shehryar Ahmed Khan with Haji Altaf Haider – Member PPA and Mr. Abdul Qayyum – Member PPA.
In Faisalabad, Rana Saleem Akhtar – Member PPA, Rana Rauf Anwar – Member PPA, Haji Altaf Haider – Member PPA and Haji Mukhtar Ahmed – Member CEC took participation in the programs that included Egg distribution, Seminars and Awareness Walks.
World Egg Day Celebrated in Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan.
World Egg Day celebrated in Peshawar.
World Egg Day celebrated in Sakrand.
World Egg Day also celebrated in Sargodha.
PPA Southern Zone Celebrated World Egg Day at Gulshan Public Secondary School in Karachi on 13th October, 2017. Ch. Muhammad Ashraf – Zonal Chairman PPA (Southern Zone), Mr. Abdul Maroof Siddiqui – Member CEC and other senior members arranged & took participation in various programs.
In Lahore PPA (Northern) arranged the awareness walk in collaboration with UVAS AT 09:00 a.m on 13th October 2017. A large number of students and teachers participated in it and organized various activities seminar, walk, egg model making contest, funny poetry and presentation to create awareness about the nutritional value of eggs and its importance for the growth of human body. Dr. Arshad Hanif – Chairman PPA (Northern) presided over the seminar while UVAS Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Talat Naseer Pasha, Dean Faculty of Animal Production and Technology Professor Dr. Anjum Khalique, Dr. Arshad Hanif – Chairman PPA (Northern), Professor Dr. Athar Mahmood, Mr. Raza Mehmood Khursand – Ex Chairman PPA (Northern) and Dr. Muhammad Mustafa Kamal– Ex Chairman PPA (Northern) and a large number of poultry industry representatives and students were present on the occasion.
PPA (Northern) also celebrated World Egg day at SOS Village with Orphans. They also distributed boiled eggs and served egg dishes amongst the orphans of SOS Village. Dr. Arshad Hanif – Chairman PPA (Northern) addressed at the occasion. They were of the view that Eggs are among the few foods that can be classified as a “SUPER FOOD”. They are loaded with nutrients, some of which are rare in the modern diet. Mr. Chairman said that there are 10 health benefits of eggs that have been confirmed in human studies therefore eggs are must to be taken in your daily diet.
On the same day PPA (Northern) held a press conference at Press Club Lahore where prominent personalities of PPA participated. A large number of journalists attended the ceremony. Egg dishes were served amongst the journalists.
The Chairman while addressing at event said that it is all too easy to take eggs for granted but they really are nature’s ultimate source of high quality protein. With an estimated one billion undernourished people across the globe – eggs have the power to help feed the world.
In Toba Tek Singh World Egg Day Celebrated on 20th October, 2017 at Agriculture University Sub Campus in which Faculty Dean of Agriculture University Professor Sajjad Khan, Chairman PPA (Northern) Dr. Arshad Hanif Ch, Ex-Chairman PPA Mr. Khalid Saleem Malik, Chairman Municipality Kamalia Malik Muhammad Sharif, Principal Dr. Pervaiz Akhtar arranged & took participation in various programs and addressed to the General Public and Students. A large number of students and general public participated in it and organized various activities seminar, walk, egg cooking competition, and presentation to create awareness about the nutritional value of eggs and its importance for the growth of human body. The programs included Pamphlets and Eggs distributed to general public, Egg Cooking Competition, Awareness Walk, and Seminar on benefits of Eggs.
World Egg Day celebrated in following areas of Pakistan:
- Peshawar, Sargodha, Sakrand, Lahore, UVAS, SOS Village, Toba Tek Singh, Faisalabad
- Arid-Agriculture University Rawalpindi
- Poultry Research Institute Rawalpindi
- Chamber of Commerce & Industry
- Faisalabad, Meeting with law-minister Punjab “Rana Sanaullah”
- Punjab School Booth Sialkot under supervision of Malik Akbar
- Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan
- Gulshan Public Secondary School Karachi
- Press Conference held at Press Club Lahore on 13th Oct,2017