PU sign MOU with NCPC

RAWALPINDI: A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed here on Tuesday between University of Punjab (PU) and National Cleaner

Production Center (NCPC), Morgah to undertake various initiatives for environmental up-gradation in the country.

PU Vice Chancellor Dr Zaffar Moeen Nasar and NCPC Director Ejaz Randhawa signed the MoU on behalf of their organizations at a ceremony here at NCPC .

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Zaffar Moeen Nasar underlined the importance of latest research in environmental friendly technologies to combat the challenges of environmental degradation. He lauded the role of NCPC for highlighting the significance of biodiversity and asked the corporate sector to contribute for promotion of alternative energy sources, besides protecting biodiversity with a forestation and conservation.

NCPC Coordinator Irshad Ramay said the global warming was a threat for all living organisms and it was moral and national obligation of all to come forward and join hands to prevent all sorts of environmental pollution at the Earth.

He said,” We have to adopt mitigation and adaptation practices to avert the danger occurred due to pollutants in the atmosphere.”

He stressed for maximum forestation to overcome the greenhouse emissions and said that vegetation could help clean the environment.

He also briefed about the efforts of NCPC about the development of Biodiversity Park, Bio-Gas Plant and plantation in Morgah area, which was a unique role model and environmental experts had appreciated this effort.