Welcome to Dairy Science Park V – 2019 Khartoum
The 4th International Conference and Industrial Exhibition on Dairy Science Park was held on November 1st to 5th, 2017 at Selçuk University- Konya, Turkey. The Conference was organized jointly by the Mayor Konya Municipality, Konya Turkey, Selcuk University Konya, Konya Teknokent, Dairy Science Park Society Peshawar, Women University Mardan, University of Agriculture Peshawar, Baluchistan University Quetta and Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Prof M Subhan organized the Conference as Chief Patron DSP and Dr Mithat Direk assisted as Turkish counterpart.
The event was continuation of the series held during November 2011, 2013 and 2015 at Peshawar, Pakistan. The three conferences focused on rehabilitation of the post-flood Dairy Sector; Halal meat export potential of the Region and entrepreneurship-based hygienic food production respectively. The fourth event of the series was held with the theme “Achieving Food Security through Entrepreneurship Development and Biorisk Management (BRM)”.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Special Assistant to Chief Minister, Arif Yousaf said, “The scientists in Pakistan and Turkey will work to together to organize such conferences and high level consultation for establishment of technology centers in the future. He was addressing the Fourth International Conference and Industrial Exhibition on Dairy Science Park in Konya, Turkey. I would like to thank especially Konya Metropolitan Municipality and Selçuk University for organizing the conference. The conference has attracted participation from 20 countries, including Turkey, Pakistan, Australia, China, Iraq, Egypt, Algeria, Mongolia, Nigeria, Sudan, Bosnia, Gambia, etc. Mr Arif Yousaf assured support of the Government of Pakistan to support TechnoPark Mardan and TechnoPark Quetta, for generating entrepreneurship and bringing quality standards in the food value chain in the two provinces.
Certificates were presented to delegates and authors. Dr Mithat Direk thanked the delegates for their participation in the Conference and invited them to visit Konnya Teknokent and City Center, comprising Mevlana Mazar, Mueum, Selle City. Prof M Subhan Qureshi thanked all the delegates and their sponsors for participation in the conference and presenting papers. He informed the delegates the next program will, hopefully, be held during November 2019 in China, Sudan, Egypt, Turkey or Pakistan, in consultation with the DSP executive team.
On recommendation of Dr LM Wasma, attending DSP IV – 2017 Konya, Prof Ibtisam E M El Zubeir, Department of Dairy Product, Faculty of Animal Production, University of Khartoum, P.O. Box 32, Postal code 13314, Sudan, agreed to be the Conference Chairman of the Fifth International Conference and Industrial Exhibition on Dairy Science Park to be held at Khartoum University, Khartoum, Sudan. The proposal was agreed by DSP Head Office with thanks.
- Chairman: Prof Ibtisam E M El Zubeir
- Co Chairman: Prof M Subhan Qureshi
- President: Engr Irfan ul Haq Qureshi
- Coordinator General: Prof Nazir Ahmad
- Coordinator Sudan: Dr LM Wasma
- Secretary General: Prof M Azam Kakar