About Pakistan

Pakistan is a country in southern Asia. It is next to India, Iran, Afghanistan, and China. It is officially called the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Pakistan became Independent in 1947 from the Indian empire of British Raj. The first people in Ancient Pakistan lived 9000 years ago. These people were the ones who made up the Indus Valley Civilization, which is one of the oldest civilizations on Earth. The capital of Pakistan is Islamabad. Before 1960, it was Karachi, which is now the country's largest city. Pakistan is made up of four provinces: Punjab, Sindh, Baluchistan and KPK. Every province has distinct cultures, traditions and even languages. Pakistan has all four seasons making it a place highly favorable for agricultural activities. Pakistan is a permanent member of UN and SAARC.

Welcome to Lahore: The Conference City

The City of Lively People

Lahore is the heart of Pakistan, the historical city of Punjab and the second biggest city in Pakistan. It is the city of gardens, colleges, historical structures, Landmarks and the capital city of Punjab. It is the capital of the province of Punjab, in Pakistan. Lahore is located along the bank of river Ravi. . It has a population of more than 10 million, Lahore is famous for many things including Lahore Fort, Minar-e-Pakistan, Sunehri Masjid, Wazir Khan Masjid, Iqbal Park, Shalamar Garden, Badshahi Mosque, Tombs of Jehangir and Nur Jehan which lie in Shahdara. The best thing about Lahore is its spicy foods and monuments, which are very famous. Tourists from all over the world come’s here to enjoy these spicy foods.

Welcome Message

  • It is a great pleasure and honor to extend a warm invitation to the PARACON 2019 “International Parasitology Conference”. UVAS has taken pride in welcoming guests from all over the world since 1882. Now, UVAS beckons you to attend PARACON 2019. I look forward to welcoming you in this engaging scientific conference in UVAS.

    Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha Vice Chancellor, UVAS
  • This is a special occasion for the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences in hosting the PARACON 2019. Department of Parasitology has long standing history of research and I hope the conference will attract academia, talented researchers and young student community.3

    Prof Dr Masood Rabbani Dean, FVS, UVAS
  • On behalf of organising committee of PARACON, we would like to express our warmest welcome to all of you participating in PARACON 2019. Lahore is a beautiful and vivacious city, well-known for its hospitality and friendly people, and I hope you will enjoy your stay in Lahore, Pakistan.

    Prof Dr Kamran Ashraf Chairman Parasitology