rawalpindi   -  A two-day 31st All Pakistan Food Science Conference and Food and Nutritional Expo commenced at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) on Friday.

The conference is being organised by the PMAS-AAUR Institute of Food and Nutritional Sciences (IFNS) with the theme Transformation of the Food System for a Sustainable Food Future. Dr. Syed Hussain Abidi (S.I.) Chairman Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) was the chief guest at the inaugural session, while Prof Dr. Qamar uz Zaman Vice Chancellor PMAS-AAUR, Prof. Dr. Anwaar Ahmad Director IFNS, PMAS-AAUR, Prof. Dr. Masood Sadiq Butt Dean Food Faculty UAF, Prof. Dr. Tahir Zahoor NIU University Lahore, Ms. Farah Naz Country Director GAIN Pakistan, Prof. Dr. Said Wahab Pro-Vice Chancellor University of Agriculture Peshawar, Dr. Shahzad  Amin CEO Pakistan Dairy Association, Prof. Dr. Shahana Urooj Kazmi Vice Chancellor Women University Swabi, and Prof. Dr. Faqir M. Anjum Ex-Vice Chancellor Gambia University, also addressed the inaugural session of the conference.