LAHORE - President of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi inaugurated National Horse & Cattle Show 2022 at Fortress Stadium on Thursday, where he was received by Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar.

The National Horse & Cattle Show began with the national anthem and after the recitation of the Holy Quran and Na’at-e-Rasool (PBUH), it formally started. Different items were presented.

President Dr Arif Alvi and CM Usman Buzdar took a keen interest in different events. The President Dr Arif Alvi congratulated CM Punjab over the restart of the National Horse & Cattle Show after a gap of many years. The CM said that the best recreational opportunities have been provided to the citizens along with the projection of various features of the culture of Pakistan. It would promote national unity and brotherhood, he added.

Provincial Ministers Mian Mahmood ur Rashid, Mian Aslam Iqbal, Sardar Husnain Bahadur Dreshak, Chief Secretary, IG Police and high ranking civil and military officials were present along with a large number of citizens.

Horse & Cattle show played vibrant role in highlighting initiatives of Livestock dept

Punjab Livestock Secretary Naveed Haider Sherazi Thursday said the ‘National Horse and Cattle show’, besides providing healthy recreational opportunities to the public, traditionally played a vibrant role in highlighting initiatives taken by the Livestock department.

He said this while attending the inaugural ceremony of the National Horse and Cattle Show 2022 at Fortress Stadium here. Punjab Livestock Minister Sardar Hasnain Bahadar Dreshak was also present on the occasion. Special parade of cattle was also organized on the first day of the show. Livestock stalls and ‘Kisan Livestock Baithak’ remained biggest attraction for the visitors. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Livestock Secretary Israr Ahmad Khan said, “We are thankful to Punjab Livestock department that we got a chance to participate in this mega event.” South Punjab Livestock Secretary Nasir Jamal said that Livestock departments of the provinces were making efforts to promote livestock farming which benefits the farmers as well as national economy. Later, Punjab Livestock Minister and Secretaries distributed certificates and shields among the participants and the staff of the Livestock department.